Monday, September 25, 2006

Breaking: New Poll Shows Ford Up By 6

A new poll by the Benenson Strategy Group now shows Congressman Harold Ford Jr. leading Bob Corker by 6 percentage points. This poll is consistent with the last four or five polls which have showed Ford making steady progress and recently taking the lead.

Their findings include:

The latest poll conducted for the Ford campaign shows that Ford is gaining and Corker is losing ground, both in the actual ballot and in terms of perceptions of candidates. The political climate continues to work to Ford’s advantage in that voters are looking for change and strongly inclined to re-elect Governor Bredesen.

Ford Leads Corker by 7% As Support for Corker Has Slipped

Candidate Perceptions Favor Ford

There is no doubt who has the momentum in this race right now. None.