SurveyUSA Poll: Brown Up 11, Boxer Up 8 In CA Races

On the heels of a more-narrow PPP survey released this morning, SurveyUSA is out with new numbers on the California Senate and gubernatorial contests that suggest Democrats are well-positioned to take both races.

In the Senate race, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is found ahead of Republican former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina 46%-38%. When SurveyUSA looked at this race last week, Boxer led by five points, 45%-40%.In the gubernatorial race, Democratic state Attorney General Jerry Brown leads by double-digits, up 48%-37% over Republican former eBay CEO Meg Whitman. In SurveyUSA’s look at the contest last week, the Democrat led by eight points, 46%-38%.

The TPM Poll Average of the Senate race finds Boxer leading 47.8%-43.3%. In the gubernatorial race, Brown has a 49.4%-41.3% advantage, according to the TPM Poll Average.

The margin of error for the latest survey is ±4.1 percentage points.

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