But 43 percent of 420 voters contacted (MOE ±5%) said they’re still undecided. November is still six months away, and campaigning has barely begun.
Says IA’s Matt Towery:
“As a result of a very robust combination of appearances and yard sign efforts, Mary Norwood clearly has raised her name ID higher than the other candidates. … I anticipate that Norwood will remain strong, particularly among older voters and white voters, where she has already captured nearly 50 percent of the white vote.”
Here’s the official line:
— Norwood, 37 percent;
— City Council President Lisa Borders, 10 percent;
— State Sen. Kasim Reed, 4 percent;
— Jesse Spikes, 2 percent;
— And “other,” 5 percent.
The only surprise in the above ranking is Reed, with his close connections to Franklin. But Reed’s support is thought to be