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Published: 10/28/10

Latest Roundup of Polls for Key Senate and Governor Races

By  Bruce Drake - Politics Daily
Latest Roundup of Polls for Key Senate and Governor Races

Our Friday roundup of polls and key governor and Senate races updates California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. You can find all the details and links to the polls under the state headings below. Check back here for more updates throughout the day. Alaska POLLS FROM THURSDAY: A new poll by Hays Research of the Alaska Senate race doesn't plug in incumbent Lisa Murkowski by name, but "write-in candidate" -- which is how she's running after her defeat in the GOP primary -- leads the field with 34...

Published: 10/24/10

Bill Clinton Stumps for Democrats in Michigan, Minnesota

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Bill Clinton Stumps for Democrats in Michigan, Minnesota

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Oct. 24) - Former President Bill Clinton tied his Sunday pitch for Democratic candidates in Michigan to football, warning that Democratic voters must prepare for the Nov. 2 election as much as unbeaten Michigan State University has to prepare for its next opponent. "If I were in Lansing, I bet half the town, men and women, could go through the fourth quarter against Northwestern play by play," he said, referring to the Spartans' 35-27 come-from-behind victory Saturday. "In football, the facts are important and we know them." Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Former President Bill...

Published: 10/19/10

Roundup of Senate and Governor Races in 14 States

By  Bruce Drake - Politics Daily
Roundup of Senate and Governor Races in 14 States

Here's a roundup of polls released Tuesday for Senate and governor races in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin. California Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer is leading Republican Carly Fiorina by 48 percent to 44 percent in the Senate race with 3 percent preferring some other candidate and 5 percent undecided. Last week, Boxer had led by one point. Ten percent of Boxer supporters say they could change their minds as do 8 percent of Fiorina backers. (Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research,...

Published: 10/13/10

Is Rick Snyder Married?

By  L. Catan - Politics Daily
Is Rick Snyder Married?

Rick Snyder, former chief executive of Gateway Inc., is running for governor of Michigan against Virg Bernero, the Democratic nominee and two-term mayor of Lansing. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life. Is Rick Snyder married? Yes. Who is Rick Snyder's wife? Snyder is married to Sue Kerr Snyder. How long have Rick Snyder and his wife been married? Snyder and his wife were married in May 1987. How and when did Rick Snyder and his wife meet? They met while Snyder was...

Published: 10/13/10

How Old Is Rick Snyder?

By  L. Catan - Politics Daily
How Old Is Rick Snyder?

Rick Snyder, former chief executive of Gateway Inc., is running for governor of Michigan against Virg Bernero, the Democratic nominee and two-term mayor of Lansing. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life. How old is Rick Snyder? Snyder is 52 years old. When was Rick Snyder born? Snyder was born Aug. 19, 1958. Where was Rick Snyder born? Snyder was born in Battle Creek, Mich. Who are Rick Snyder's parents, and what do they do? Snyder's parents are Dale and Helen...

Published: 10/13/10

How Old Is Virg Bernero?

By  L. Catan - Politics Daily
How Old Is Virg Bernero?

Virg Bernero, the two-term Democratic mayor of Lansing, is running for governor of Michigan against Rick Snyder, the Republican nominee and former chief executive of Gateway Inc. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life. How old is Virg Bernero? Bernero is 46 years old. When was Virg Bernero born? Bernero was born on March 31, 1964. Where was Virg Bernero born? Bernero was born in Pontiac, Mich. Who are Virg Bernero's parents, and what do they do? Bernero's parents are...

Published: 10/13/10

Is Virg Bernero Married?

By  L. Catan - Politics Daily
Is Virg Bernero Married?

Virg Bernero, the two-term Democratic mayor of Lansing, is running for governor of Michigan against Rick Snyder, the Republican nominee and former chief executive of Gateway Inc. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life. Is Virg Bernero married? Yes. Who is Virg Bernero's wife? Bernero is married to Teri Johnston Bernero. How old is Virg Bernero's wife? Bernero's wife is 45 years old. What does Virg Bernero's wife do for a living? Bernero's wife is an elementary-school...

Published: 09/21/10

GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Headed for 'Blowout' in Michigan Governor Race

By  Bruce Drake - Politics Daily
GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Headed for 'Blowout' in Michigan Governor Race

Republican newcomer Rick Snyder, the former head of Gateway computers, holds double-digit leads over Democrat Virg Bernero in two new polls of the Michigan governor's race. Snyder leads Bernero, the mayor of Lansing, by 52 percent to 31 percent with 16 percent undecided in a Public Policy Polling survey conducted Sept. 17-19. A Rasmussen Reports poll conducted Sept. 20 has Snyder on top by 51 percent to 38 percent with 2 percent preferring some other candidate and 9 percent undecided. PPP says Snyder is headed for a "blowout" on Election Day. There is a marked lack of Democratic enthusiasm...

Published: 09/9/10

GOP's Rick Snyder Way Ahead of Democrat Virg Bernero in Michigan Governor Race

By  Bruce Drake - Politics Daily
GOP's Rick Snyder Way Ahead of Democrat Virg Bernero in Michigan Governor Race

Republicans held Michigan's governorship for 20 years between 1963 and 1983 (starting with Mitt Romney's father,George) and have swapped it back-and-forth since then with Democrats. The latest poll on this year's race says it's going to be the Republicans' turn again. Republican Rick Snyder, former head of Gateway computers and one of this year's crop of "outsider" faces, is leading Democrat Virg Bernero, mayor of Lansing, by a whopping 53 percent to 26 percent in a poll of likely voters conducted Aug. 25-29 by Mitchell Research and published in the Detroit Free Press this week. Snyder has...

Published: 08/27/10

GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Has Big Lead in Michigan Governor's Race

By  Bruce Drake - Politics Daily
GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Has Big Lead in Michigan Governor's Race

Former computer executive and political newcomer Rick Snyder, who won the GOP nomination for governor in Michigan earlier this month, has a huge lead over Democrat Virg Bernero, the mayor of Lansing, according to an EPIC-MRA poll conducted Aug. 21-23 for news organizations in the state. Counting likely voters who "lean" one way or the other, Snyder leads Bernero by 51 percent to 29 percent with 20 percent undecided. Seventeen percent of those who expressed a vote preference said they may yet change their minds. Both Snyder and Bernero have work to do to become better known to voters. Nearly...

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