Poll Shows O’Malley having 8-point lead over Ehrlich in M.D. Gov. Race

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Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has an early lead in his bid for reelection but faces voters who are anxious about the economy and focused on issues that could help Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. reclaim his old job, according to a new Washington Post poll.

As the campaign begins in earnest, O’Malley (D) holds a 49 to 41 percent lead among registered voters, according to the poll. But among those who say they are certain to vote in November, the race is a dead heat, with both candidates drawing 47 percent.

Full story: O’Malley has 8-point lead over Ehrlich among registered voters