Journal polls have Dems leading in all federal racesIt's delightful dream... but I'll wait till the polls close & the votes are counted to celebrate!
Democrats, Democrats, Democrats.
Though the election isn’t over, and things could change by Tuesday, that’s the trend revealed by Albuquerque Journal polls of all federal races in New Mexico: Democrats have the edge in every race.
In the presidential race, the Journal poll released today had Barack Obama leading John McCain by eight points, 51 percent to 43 percent. Some 5 percent remained undecided in the survey, which was conducted Tuesday through Thursday.
In the U.S. Senate race, the Journal poll had Democrat Tom Udall leading Republican Steve Pearce by 14 points, 53 percent to 39 percent.
In the state’s three U.S. House races, the Journal poll had Democrat Martin Heinrich leading Republican Darren White in the 1st District race by 4 points, 47 percent to 43 percent; Democrat Harry Teague leading Republican Ed Tinsley in the 2nd District race by 4 points, 45 percent to 41 percent; and Democrat Ben Ray Luján leading in a three-way race in the 3rd District race with 51 percent to Republican Dan East’s 23 percent and independent Carol Miller’s 12 percent.
The Journal’s Web site doesn’t include the sample sizes and margins of error for its polls.
FYI: A related article notes that NM GOPers think NM1 - Heinrich (D) vs White (R) - is the best chance for Republicans to retain at least one Congressional District. I'd have bet on Teague (D) vs (Tinsley) in NM2.
It's gonna be a long couple of days!