Sen: Brown (D) Pulls Away in Survey-USA Poll
A new poll by SurveyUSA, commissioned by WKYC-3 TV in Cleveland, shows Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-Avon) increasing his lead over Sen. Mike DeWine (R-Cedarville) to 14 points, an increase of four points over last month's poll:
54% Brown (D)
40% DeWine (R)
Asked of 515 likely voters, margin of error 4.4 points.
Other interesting findings:
Male voters still prefer Brown by 1 point, but Brown's lead among women has grown from 19 points to 26 points in the last 3 weeks.
DeWine holds 83% of his Republican base. Brown holds 90% of his Democrat base.
Brown leads by 22 points among Independents.
Among Moderates, Democrat Brown leads by 45 points, up from a 31-point lead with this group last month.
DeWine wins 3:2 in Western OH. Brown wins 2:1 in Central and Eastern OH.