A new Mason Dixon poll, one of the most highly respected and most accurate polling institute, shows Congressman Ford in the lead over Bob Corker with only five weeks remaining in the Senate race.
Men 306 (49%) Women 319 (51%)
Whites 527 (84%) Blacks 88 (14%) Other/Refused 10 (2%)
East Tennessee 230 interviews
Middle Tennessee 225 interviews
West Tennessee 170 interviews
INDEPENDENT OR OTHER 28%Overall
The Break Down
- The Democratic Vote With 88%
- The Black Vote By 88%
- The Female Vote By 9%
- The West Tennessee Vote By 18%
- The Middle Tennessee Vote By 2%
- The Republican Vote With 77%
- The Independent Vote 43% to Ford's 33%
- The White Vote By 14%
- The Male Vote By 7%
- The East Tennessee Vote By 12%
|The war in Iraq|
|Homeland Security and the War on Terror|
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QUESTION: Who do you feel would do a better job at handling the issues related to the war in Iraq – Bob Corker or Harold Ford?
QUESTION: Who do you feel would do a better job at handling the issues related to energy and gas prices - Bob Corker or Harold Ford?
QUESTION: Who do you feel would do a better job at handling the issues related to the economy - Bob Corker or Harold Ford?
QUESTION: In terms of your political party identification, do you generally consider yourself a:
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I wonder how the Corker campaign will try and spin this? My guess: they can't. The facts speak for themselves.