The new Rasmussen poll of the California gubernatorial race shows Republican Meg Whitman taking a big lead over Democrat Jerry Brown.
The numbers, with leaners included: Whitman 51%, Brown 43%. The survey of likely voters has a Â±4% margin of error. In the previous Rasmussen poll from three weeks ago, Brown had a narrow lead of 43%-41%.
The TPM Poll Average shows Brown holding on to a very narrow edge of just 44.4%-44.2%.Check out the trend lines. Whitman has really closed the gap.
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