Field Poll Finds Whitman Tied With Brown in Governor Race
California's upcoming gubernatorial election is poised to be a close race, as former eBay CEO Meg Whitman (R) is nearly tied with Attorney General Jerry Brown (D) in a new Field Poll released on Wednesday. The poll found that Brown leads Whitman 44% to 43%, a statistically insignificant difference. Thirteen percent of respondents were undecided.
- "Poll: Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown in Virtual Tie" (Garofoli/Joseph, San Francisco Chronicle, 7/7).
- "Brown and Whitman Locked in Dead Heat" (Siders, Sacramento Bee, 7/7).