Thursday, June 22, 2006

Duncan Leaves, Steele Falls - News and a Poll

Duncan drops out because of clinical depression? Never judge another man's medical condition, and I hope that he does well, but I also hope that he is not dropping out because of a fear that voters will reject him because of his illness. I'd like to think Marylanders are better than that. Perhaps the race would be harmful right now (although he has been County Exec), or perhaps there are other factors, such as money. In any event, he would have been a fine choice, in my view, and best of luck to him in his recovery.

O'Malley has other reasons to have his spirits up, besides losing a primary challenger. Latest WSJ/Zogby Poll has him beating Ehrlich 53.1% to 39.2%, a 13.1% spread and his largest lead ever in this Poll. Note that Duncan would have beaten Ehrlich 52.8% to 38.9%, an even bigger 13.9% spread.

And Zogby has everybody beating Steele:
Cardin - 51.3%, Steele - 40.3%
Mfume - 50.5%, Steele - 42.4%
Also posted at Free State Comment.


Blogger OnBackground said...

Where's the cat who would be senator?

6/27/2006 04:47:00 PM  
Blogger ChesapeakeBlue said...

Ha! The made up poll results are on Free State Comment - only the real ones here.

6/28/2006 03:11:00 PM  
Blogger MoCoPolitics said...

Don't leave out the funny.

7/03/2006 01:00:00 PM  

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