Rep. Allen West Losing By 9 Points In Democratic Poll
Patrick Murphy is surging ahead of Congressman Allen West in a poll by Garen-Hart-Yang Research. The poll “found that 52 percent of those surveyed support Murphy, compared to 43 percent for West, a Tea Party favorite. The margin widened even more among Independents: 58 percent said they backed Murphy versus 40 percent supporting the freshman Republican.
“The poll surveyed 401 likely voters in Florida’s 18th District and has a margin of error of 4.9 percent.”