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Poll Shows Support For McInnis Slipping After Plagiarism Scandal


When given a list of other potential candidates, 64 percent of GOP voters picked another candidate. When asked who they thought would make the "strongest Republican gubernatorial candidate," McInnis came in second with 19%. The top vote getter: ex-Rep. Tom Tancredo, with 29%.

Of the 1,181 registered voters contacted last Thursday, 73% had heard about the plagiarism story. Thirty-seven percent of GOP voters think McInnis should drop out.

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