Monday, August 11, 2008

Breaking News from State Senate Candidate Becky Ruppe in District 12

RUPPE TAKES LEAD IN 12th SENATE RACE - Tennessee looking for a new strong leader...

Harriman, TN- Becky Ruppe, the conservative Democrat running to fill Tommy Kilby's open State Senate seat, released a new poll today showing her leading Ken Yager.

The poll shows Becky Ruppe leading with 44% compared to 39% for Ken Yager.

Other key findings in the poll include: +3% advantage for a generic Democratic candidate in the 12th Senatorial District

58% of respondents believe that Governor Phil Bredesen is doing an excellent or good job.

The 403 survey respondents were randomly selected probable voters in the 12th Senatorial District. Respondents were chosen to reflect the historic voter turnout in each county. The survey was conducted by Cooper & Secrest Associates between July 8-9.

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