Rasmussen Poll: Hickenlooper Leading Tancredo By 4 Points In CO-GOV

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A new Rasmussen poll of the Colorado gubernatorial race shows third-party candidate Tom Tancredo within four points of Democrat John Hickenlooper. Republican Dan Maes is a distant third.Hickenlooper got 42% in the poll, while Tancredo got 38%. (Maes got 12%). Tancredo passed Maes in the polls weeks ago, and hasn’t looked back. In recent days, the focus of his campaign has turned from Maes to the frontrunning Hickenlooper.

The TPM Poll Average for this race shows Hickenlooper (45.0%) leading Tancredo (39.8%) and Maes (10.9%).

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