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Gibson leads Schreibman in early polls

Aug 02, 2012 12:22 am
Brian Tumulty reports in the Poughkeepsie Journal recent polling in the newly drawn 19th Congressional District shows freshman Republican Rep. Chris Gibson leading the Democratic challenger, Kingston attorney Julian Schreibman, in the race to represent the upper Hudson Valley in Washington D.C. According to competing Republican and Democratic polls released Tues., July 31, Gibson leads in the race — the GOP poll calculated his lead at 17 points (53 percent to 36 percent), while the Democratic poll Gibson up by 10 (42 percent to 32 percent). Both surveys suggest the race is far from decided, with both candidates unknown to some voters in the new district. Read the full story in the Poughkeepsie Journal.