Reid, Angle tied in race for US Senate, poll says
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The first poll listing all the Nevada candidates for U.S. Senate has Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican challenger Sharron Angle tied with 43 percent support.
The poll reported Friday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and KLAS-TV had Tea Party of Nevada candidate Scott Ashjian and the Independent American Party’s Tim Fasano each with 1 percent support.
Ashjian has been fighting conservative groups who want to remove him from the ballot. Angle has been endorsed by the national Tea Party Express.
Four percent in the telephone survey of 625 likely voters say they want none of the candidates. Eight percent are undecided.
The poll conducted this week by Washington, D.C.-based Mason-Dixon Polling & Research had a sampling error margin of plus or minus 4 percentage points.