8th Debate Tammy Duckworth
Dold At Journal
U.S. Rep. Robert Dold (R-10th) talks about the issues facing the district in an extended interview with Journal Editor and Publisher Todd Wessell (not pictured) and Political Editor Tom Robb at the Journal & Topics Newspaper's offices in Des Plaines Sunday.
8th Debate Joe Walsh 2
Schneider At Journal
Democratic 10th Dist. Congressional candidate Brad Schneider discussed a wide range of issues facing voters with Journal Editor and Publisher Todd Wessell (not pictured) and Political Editor Tom Robb at the Journal & Topics Newspapers offices in Des Plaines Saturday.
Walsh & Wessell
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-8th) with Journal & Topics Editor and Publisher Todd Wessell at last before an extended with editors at the Journal's offices on policy.
Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012 9:15 am
Updated: 9:30 am, Fri Nov 2, 2012.
Polls taken last weekend show U.S. House candidate, Tammy Duckworth (8th), and U.S. Rep. Robert Dold (R-10th) leading their opponents in Congressional races.
Polls taken by We Ask America show Duckworth up 54.6% to 45.4% against freshman Tea Party favorite U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-8th) in the 8th Dist. race that include portions of several Journal-area towns.
The automated poll sampled 1,010 likely voters in the 8th on Sunday, Oct. 28 and has a margin of error of 3.1%.
Duckworth takes 90% of self-identified Democrats, 19% of self-identified Republicans and 52% of independents.
Walsh takes 81% of Republicans, 10% of Democrats and 48% of independents.
In an Oct. 28 automated poll of 1,257 10th Congressional Dist. voters, Dold was up over his Democratic challenger 53.6% to 46.4%.
Republicans supported Dold 85% to 15%. Democrats supported Schneider 84% to 16% and independents broke for Dold 58% to 42%.
The 10th Dist. serves portions of Buffalo Grove and Wheeling in the Journal-area.
Election Day is next Tuesday, Nov. 6.
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Friday, November 2, 2012 9:15 am.
Updated: 9:30 am.