Field Poll: Brown and Whitman are tied
July 7, 2010
A new California Field Poll shows that Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown are essentially tied in the race for governor. [Politico]
Brown currently holds a single digit lead over the former eBay CEO, 44 percent to 43 percent.
Despite spending $90 million of her personal fortune so far, Whitman has yet to establish a commanding lead. However, the negative numbers for Brown have risen sharply in the last few weeks, from 25 percent up to 40 percent (42 percent view him favorably).
Whitman currently has a rating of 40 percent favorable and 42 percent unfavorable.