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Daniel…. Oregon Governor and Senate Races: Kitzhaber (D-OR) in MAJOR Trouble, Wyden appears SAFE for November according to an exclusive Survey USA Poll

Hello Folks and Good Afternoon!

We’ve the first Post Primary Poll from Survey USA in Oregon and it shows former Governor John Kitzhaber (D-OR) has some work to do this November. Former NBA Basketball Pro Chris Dudley (R-OR) leads Kitzhaber by 7 Points.

In the Senate Race this November Incumbent Ronald “Ron” Wyden (D-OR) appears to be a SAFE bet for Re-Election at this Point as he leads Republican Jim Huffman (R-OR) by 13 Points.

Note: THE ENTIRE ELECTION WILL BE DONE BY MAIL.

KATU-TV / Survey USA Poll

Oregon Governor

Former NBA Professional Chris Dudley (R)  47 %
Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  40 %
Businessman Jerry Wilson (Progressive Party)  6 %
Undecided  7 %

Oregon Senate

Incumbent Senator Ronald Lee “Ron” Wyden (D)  51 %
Law School Professor Jim Huffman (R)  38 %
Financial Planner Marc Delphine (Libertarian)  4 %
Psychatrist Rick Staggenborg (Green Party)  2 %
Undecided  5 %

Analysis:

5 Months Till Oregon Votes, Former Trailblazer Edges Former Governor for Statehouse; Wyden Strong in US Senate Re-Elect Bid: In an election for Oregon governor today, 06/10/10, Republican Chris Dudley edges Democrat John Kitzhaber, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KATU-TV in Portland.

Dudley, a former professional basketball player, has a 14-point lead among men. Among women, the race is tied. When men and woman are combined today, the Republican Dudley has a 47% to 40% advantage. A third candidate, Progressive Jerry Wilson, today gets 6% of the overall vote, 12% of the vote among Independents. Third party candidates have until August 24 to file to appear on the ballot; additional candidates may enter the race.

The Democrat Kitzhaber, Governor of Oregon from 1995-2003, leads only among the youngest, and often least-reliable, voters. Among voters age 35+, Dudley leads. 87% of those who support the Tea Party vote Republican. 80% of those who oppose the Tea Party vote Democrat.
In an election today for United States Senator from Oregon, Incumbent Democrat Ron Wyden is elected to a third full term, defeating Republican law school professor Jim Huffman. Wyden leads by 22 points in greater Portland; Huffman leads by 4 points in the rest of Oregon. When those two regions are combined today, the Democrat Wyden has a 51% to 38% advantage.

Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 800 Oregon adults 06/07/10 through 06/09/10. Of them, 711 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 566 were identified by SurveyUSA as being likely to vote in the November general election. Incumbent Governor Ted Kulongoski is constitutionally term limited to two consecutive terms. The election is 100% by mail; ballots will be mailed in October.

Daniel G.

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June 11, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , , , | 2 Comments

Daniel……Oregon Governor: Could the Republicans EVEN make “Blue Oregon” competitive? A new Survey shows Republican Dudley TIED with Kitzhaber and Bradbury…..

Hello Folks!

What is going on in the usual “Democratic Base States” in the North-West of the Country? First a SUSA Survey in Washington State showed longtime Incumbent Senator Murray could losing her Senate Seat against “Virtually No Names”. Now a new Statewide Survey in Oregon shows Democrats may have their work out to retain the Governors Mansion there. According to the Survey former NBA Pro Player Chris Dudley (R-OR) is TIED with former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D-OR) and Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D-OR) who a vying to become the Democratic Nominee.

Rasmussen Survey

Oregon Governor 2010

General Election

[ Kitzhaber and Dudley ]


Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  41 %
Former NBA Professional Chris Dudley (R)  41 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  50 %
Former State Senator John Lim (R)  34 %
Others  5 %
Undecided  12 %

Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  48 %
Businessman Allan Alley (R)  33 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  40 %
Former NBA Professional Chris Dudley (R)  40 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  44 %
Former State Senator John Lim (R)  32 %
Others  9 %
Undecided  15 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  43 %
Businessman Allan Alley (R)  34 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  16 %

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve 59 %
Disapprove 40 %

Governor Ted Kulongoski (D)

Approove 48 %
Disapprove 51 %

Major Candidates Campaign Websites:

http://www.johnkitzhaber.com/
http://www.bradbury2010.com/
http://www.chrisdudley.com/
http://www.limforgovernor.com/
http://www.allenalley.com/

Analysis:

This is worrysome for Democrats if they EVEN have to fight to hold Oregon. Looks like they’ll have TROUBLES everywhere.

Daniel G.

My answer to your question is ‘No’…again…it’s six months out from any of these elections…you and I know that in tradtional Democratic states …..the democrats almost alaways come home in the polls in Septemeber and October…..I your defense ..that did not happen enough in the New Jersey and Virgina rcent Governorships……

He, he, he…..both those Governor’s are now having troubles in the polls…..

I rest my case…..

The Dog….

April 29, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , , , | 28 Comments

Daniel……Oregon Governor: Could the Republicans EVEN make "Blue Oregon" competitive? A new Survey shows Republican Dudley TIED with Kitzhaber and Bradbury…..

Hello Folks!

What is going on in the usual “Democratic Base States” in the North-West of the Country? First a SUSA Survey in Washington State showed longtime Incumbent Senator Murray could losing her Senate Seat against “Virtually No Names”. Now a new Statewide Survey in Oregon shows Democrats may have their work out to retain the Governors Mansion there. According to the Survey former NBA Pro Player Chris Dudley (R-OR) is TIED with former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D-OR) and Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D-OR) who a vying to become the Democratic Nominee.

Rasmussen Survey

Oregon Governor 2010

General Election

[ Kitzhaber and Dudley ]


Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  41 %
Former NBA Professional Chris Dudley (R)  41 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  50 %
Former State Senator John Lim (R)  34 %
Others  5 %
Undecided  12 %

Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D)  48 %
Businessman Allan Alley (R)  33 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  40 %
Former NBA Professional Chris Dudley (R)  40 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  13 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  44 %
Former State Senator John Lim (R)  32 %
Others  9 %
Undecided  15 %

Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury (D)  43 %
Businessman Allan Alley (R)  34 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  16 %

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve 59 %
Disapprove 40 %

Governor Ted Kulongoski (D)

Approove 48 %
Disapprove 51 %

Major Candidates Campaign Websites:

http://www.johnkitzhaber.com/
http://www.bradbury2010.com/
http://www.chrisdudley.com/
http://www.limforgovernor.com/
http://www.allenalley.com/

Analysis:

This is worrysome for Democrats if they EVEN have to fight to hold Oregon. Looks like they’ll have TROUBLES everywhere.

Daniel G.

My answer to your question is ‘No’…again…it’s six months out from any of these elections…you and I know that in tradtional Democratic states …..the democrats almost alaways come home in the polls in Septemeber and October…..I your defense ..that did not happen enough in the New Jersey and Virgina rcent Governorships……

He, he, he…..both those Governor’s are now having troubles in the polls…..

I rest my case…..

The Dog….

April 29, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , , , | 28 Comments