Carney holds big lead over Urquhart in House race

    The latest poll shows Delaware’s seat in the U.S. House may be switching parties.

    The latest poll numbers show John Carney (D) leading Glen Urquhart (R) 51% to 36% in their race for Delaware’s lone seat in the U.S. House.

    The Fairleigh Dickinson/Public Mind poll surveyed 801 likely Delaware voters and has a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percentage points.  While Carney holds a wide margin in the statewide poll, Urquhart is running neck and neck in Kent and Sussex Counties, which typically lean more towards Republicans.

    The poll shows a very tight race for the treasurer’s office.  Chip Flowers (D) and Colin Bonini (R) are neck and neck, with each getting 38%.  21% of voters surveyed were unsure about who they would vote for in the treasurer’s race.

    In the auditor’s race, incumbent Tom Wagner (R) holds a 14 point lead over Richard Korn (D).  Wagner gets support form 46% of those surveyed, while Korn gets just 31%.  And in the Attorney General’s contest, incumbent Beau Biden (D) has  a comfortable lead over independent challenger Doug Cambell.  Biden leads 65% to Campell’s 25%.

    The poll also has good news for Governor Jack Markell (D).  57% of those polled approve of the job Markell is doing a good as governor.

    You can find the full results of the poll on the Fairleigh Dickinson/Public Mind website.  On Wednesday, Fairleigh Dickinson will release the results of its poll for the U.S. Senate race between Christine O’Donnell (R) and Chris Coons (D).

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