Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Poll: Bush Support Eroding In Maryland - Dean Tops Democrats

In the poll by Gonzales Research and Marketing Strategies, 48 percent of voters questioned disapproved of the president's performance and 43 percent approved. In an April poll by the Annapolis-based company, 62 percent of voters liked what Bush was doing and only 31 percent disapproved.

When Democrats were asked to pick their favorites, Howard Dean with 25 percent and Joe Lieberman with 23 percent were far ahead of the rest of the seven candidates. John Kerry at 11 percent and Richard Gephardt at 10 percent were the only other candidates in double figures.

The poll showed that Bush would be in a tight race with both Dean and Lieberman if the general election were held today.

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