CNN/Time Poll: Whitman Ahead In CA-GOV | Talking Points Memo

A new poll from CNN/Time out this evening confirms what past polls in California have been showing for a while now: the gubernatorial race is essentially a dead heat. Meg Whitman has a slight lead in the poll, just as she has in some other recent polling pitting her against CA Attorney General Jerry Brown (D). It’s not much of a lead, mind you — Whitman leads by just 48-46 in the new poll — but it’s enough to suggest her summertime ad blitz aimed at building up her moderate bona fides with California voters has been fairly successful.

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