Rahm Emanuel opens a HUGE lead in Chicago runoff….Poll

This was NEVER a problem for Emanuel…..

Once people got their anger out of their system against their Mayor, they came to realize that Rahm was the only choice here….

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s lead over his rival in next week’s mayoral runoff, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, has swelled to a commanding 28-point advantage, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll released this morning.

Emanuel leads Garcia, 58 percent to 30 percent, according to the poll, which was conducted March 25-29 by APC Research. Nine percent of voters were undecided.

The poll represents a shift toward Emanuel over the past two weeks. In the previous Tribune/APC Research poll, conducted March 6-11, Emanuel led, 51 percent to 37 percent.
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The incumbent is propelled by massive margins among white voters, who back him, 72 percent to 25 percent. Emanuel also leads by a nearly-two-to-one margin among black voters, 53 percent to 28 percent. Garcia outpaces Emanuel among Hispanic voters, 52 percent to 36 percent.


2 thoughts on “Rahm Emanuel opens a HUGE lead in Chicago runoff….Poll”

  1. I still will be pretty surprised if the margin is more than 10 points. Garcia’s supporters are of course claiming that Hispanics are being well underpolled.

    If the left had a more appealing and seemingly prepared candidate to oppose Rahm, I think we might be headed towards a different outcome.

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