New polls show Governor's race too close to call
September 15, 2022
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Public polls and internal figures have long pointed to a close race between U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican hopeful Herschel Walker.
But Gov. Brian Kemp has held a solid lead over Democrat Stacey Abrams for the governor’s race in most surveys. Now a pair of polls released this week from Quinnipiac University and Echelon Insights show Kemp deadlocked with Abrams.
The Quinnipiac poll, which showed Kemp leading 50% to 48%, had a margin of error of 2.7%, while the Echelon poll, which showed Abrams leading by 1%, had a margin of error of 3.5%.
The two new polls buoyed Democrats, along with data that emerged from the left-leaning TargetSmart that suggests a higher number of women, Black Georgians and voters of color are requesting mail-in ballots.
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