Monday, October 11, 2010

Joan McCarter: "WA-08: It's a race"

Joan McCarter (Daily Kos):
Public Policy Polling for Daily Kos. 10/9-10/10. MoE 3.0%

Dave Reichert (R) 49%
Suzan DelBene (D) 46%

Dave Reichert, for the third election in a row, remains among the most vulnerable Republican House members. This is the swing district where Darcy Burner nipped at Reichert's heels in both 2006 and 2008. It could be that voters in the 8th have finally decided to stop grading Reichert on a curve, and expect their congressman to start doing more than just showing up. That's what led the Seattle Times, Reichert's most stalwart defender in the past two cycles, to endorse the challengers in the August top-two primary. MORE...

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