Poll: Gill Leads McNerney
Challenger leads by 20 Points Among Independent Voters
STOCKTON, CA, October 10, 2012 – Congressional candidate Ricky Gill (R-Lodi) holds a 46-45 lead over incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), according to a poll of likely voters conducted from September 30 to October 2.
The poll, conducted by the Tarrance Group and summarized here, finds that Gill has overtaken McNerney with only one month remaining until the election. Nine percent of likely voters remain undecided.
Gill leads McNerney by 20 points among Decline to State and independent voters, according to the poll.
Also significantly, the poll finds the proportion of voters who view McNerney unfavorably is equal to those who view him favorably. McNerney is viewed particularly unfavorably by voters in San Joaquin County, by seniors, and by Latino voters.
The poll was completed prior to the first presidential debate on October 3.
About Ricky Gill
Ricky Gill is a native of San Joaquin County who was born and raised in Lodi, California. For more information visit www.RickyGill.com