New York State Campaign 2006 Final Poll

Going into the final weekend of the 2006 campaign, Alan Hevesi leads his Republican opponent Christopher Callaghan by twelve points in the race for New York State comptroller. However, there are several factors that point to a competitive outcome on Election Day. Hevesi, for the first time, receives the support of fewer than half the New Yorkers likely to vote next Tuesday. He has the support of 48% of likely voters compared with 36% for Callaghan. In addition, 14% of likely voters remain undecided, a proportion which is considerably higher than it is in the other statewide races. About one in ten voters also say they might vote differently on Election Day, although Callaghan supporters are just as likely to have this view as Hevesi supporters.

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