Poll finds Gray holds slim lead over Fenty
The D.C. mayoral race is a near dead heat as candidates begin their final month of campaigning, according to a new independent poll, the Post's Mike DeBonis reports.
Vincent Gray holds a slim lead over incumbent Adrian Fenty, 39 percent to 36 percent, Clarus Research Group determined in a live telephone poll of 501 registered Democrats. Among poll respondents who identified themselves as "very likely" to vote in the primary, Gray holds a slightly larger advantage -- 41 to 36 percent. In both cases, the proportion of undecided voters is more than 20 percent. The poll has a 4.4 percent margin of error.
"Gray now has the edge, but this race is far from over," said Clarus President Ron Faucheux in a release.
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Washington Post Editors
August 18, 2010; 9:00 AM ET
Categories: 2010 District Election | Tags: d.c mayors race
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