I know it’s all Republicans running for the seat but dont forget, liberal, moderate, andÂ decline to state votersÂ get to have a say in the primary election for Sheriff this June.
Yesterday the consulting firm run by consultant John Lewis released a poll on the race showing that things have significantlly narrowed over the past several weeks. TheVoice of OC reports:
A new poll from Lewis Consulting shows that incumbent Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is locked in a dead heat with challenger Bill Hunt, a retired sheriff deputy.
Hutchens polled at 21 percent, followed closely by Hunt at 20 percent in a sampling of 400 voters taken between April 23-26. However, like the Voice of OC/Probolsky Research poll taken early in the month, the Lewis poll indicates a large block of undecided voters.
The Lewis poll did not release the percentage of undecided voters, nor did it segregate numbers for Anaheim Deputy Chief Craig Hunter.
Although John Lewis, the former state senator who runs Lewis Consulting, is not releasing the full poll numbers, the results could be seen as indicative of the impact of independent expenditures on the race. Read the rest of the story here.
UPDATE: The Voice of OC posted this follow-up story this morning: VoiceofOC: Trying to Crack the Lewis Poll Mystery
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