Two polls show my gal Carly surging in the race to take on Barbara “Call Me Ma’am” Boxer. According to Public Policy Polling, Fiorina has “opened up a 20 point lead with 41% to 21% for Tom Campbell and 16% for Chuck DeVore“:
Carly Fiorina’s superior resources always had the potential to blow her opponents for the California Republican Senate nomination out of the water, and in the closing stretch that appears to be exactly what’s happening.
And Public Policy isn’t the only poll which shows Carly surging. According to a “new SurveyUSA polling conducted for KABC-TV Los Angeles, KPIX-TV San Francisco, KGTV-TV San Diego, and KFSN-TV Fresno“:
. . . support for former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is up sharply in the past 2 weeks, from 24% on 05/10/10 to 46% today 05/24/10. Fiorina’s support has more than doubled among women, seniors, Hispanics, the less educated, and in the Inland Empire. During these 2 weeks, Former Congressman Tom Campbell’s support dropped 12 points, from 35% on 05/10/10 to 23% today 05/24/10.
Now that people are finally paying attention in this contest, the choice is becoming clearer to Golden State Republicans.
A new Magellan Strategies poll in California confirms other recent surveys which show Carly Fiorina (R) has surged into the lead for the Republican Senate nomination.
Fiorina leads with 44%, while Tom Campbell (R) is at 21% and Chuck DeVore is at 14%.