FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jim KainberJuly 17, 2012 firstname.lastname@example.org (360) 292-8074
Poll shows Steve Hobbs surging in campaignfor Congress before ballots drop
Snohomish County, Wash.
A new poll of the 1
District shows centrist state Sen. Steve Hobbs, an IraqWar veteran, surging in his campaign for Congress to the point of
a three way tie for first
from pollster Don McDonough.
Among Democrats, liberal activist Darcy Burner is at 13 percent, Hobbs is at 12 percent, and Governor
. Professionalfundraiser Laura Ruderman polls at five percent. 27 percent of voters remain undecided. John Koster,the sole Republican in the race, maintains a lead in the crowded race at 30 percent of the vote.The good polling data come as no surprise to the Hobbs campaign, which has put an emphasis on an
rough the hyper-partisanship and brinksmanship thathas kept this Congress from performing its most basic functions. Voters are responding to my message
The poll was conducted on a random sample of 300 likely August primary election voters in the 1stDistrict between June 29th and July 2nd. It has a margin of error of 5.6 percent at a confidence intervalof 95 percent. This is the first internal poll to be released in the 1
District campaign since Burnerreleased a name ID poll in January.This polling demonstrates
more momentum for the Hobbs campaign
has a demonstrated capacity to