A poll released today by the Club for Growth shows Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman surging into the lead in the special election in New York's 23rd congressional district to replace John McHugh, the former congressman who recently became Secretary of the Army.
The poll of 300 likely voters, conducted October 24-25, 2009, shows Conservative Doug Hoffman at 31.3%, Democrat Bill Owens at 27.0%, Republican Dede Scozzafava at 19.7%, and 22% undecided. The poll's margin of error is +/- 5.66%. No information was provided about any of the candidates prior to the ballot question.
Monday, October 26, 2009
This is an interesting race because it has 3 people running, one of them from a the newly "Conservative Party" with a candidate Sarah Palin endorsed and Newt Gingrich endorsed the republican candidate. Sarah's guy has pulled into the lead since her endorsement: