Latest Round Of State Polls Continue To Be Positive For Bush
The latest round of polls taken in battleground states show President Bush leading in three and tied in a fourth. A poll in Virginia, which the Kerry campaign had earlier said it would contest, shows the President holding a substantial lead.
Bush Leads By Two In Nevada Poll.
A Rasmussen Reports automated poll of 500 likely Nevada voters taken 9/23 shows George Bush leading John Kerry 47%-45%.
Bush, Kerry Tied In Minnesota Survey.
A Rasmussen Reports automated poll of 500 likely Minnesota voters taken 9/18-9/24 shows George Bush and John Kerry tied at 46%.
Bush Leads By Eight In Colorado Poll.
A SurveyUSA automated poll of 626 likely Colorado voters taken 9/21-9/23 for KUSA-TV Denver and KOAA-TV Colorado Springs shows George Bush leading John Kerry 52%-44%.
However, US News and World Report reports, "Once thought to be solidly Republican. . .Colorado is now considered a dead heat between Bush and Kerry. And it is one of several states where the war in Iraq, an uncertain economy, and a growing Hispanic community are changing the political calculus." GOP leaders "acknowledge that they are in a fight, while Democrats are simply gleeful at the prospect of a competitive race."
Bush Up By 11 In Arizona Poll.
A SurveyUSA automated poll of 631 likely Arizona voters taken 9/21-9/23 for KPNX-TV Phoenix and KVOA-TV Tucson shows George Bush leading John Kerry 54%-43%.
Bush Leads By 11 In Virginia Poll.
A SurveyUSA automated poll of 744 likely Colorado voters taken 9/21-9/23 for WSLS-TV Roanoke shows George Bush leading John Kerry 53%-42%.