Poll: Os­soff up 7 points in Ge­or­gia race

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Seth McLaugh­lin

Demo­crat Jon Os­soff has a 7-per­cent­age-point lead over Repub­li­can Karen Han­del in the high­pro­file runoff race for Ge­or­gia’s empty con­gres­sional seat, ac­cord­ing to a sur­vey re­leased Fri­day.

The At­lanta Jour­nal-Con­sti­tu­tion poll found Mr. Os­soff, a former con­gres­sional aide and doc­u­men­tary film­maker, leads Mrs. Han­del, a former sec­re­tary of state, by a 51 per­cent to 44 per­cent mar­gin less than two weeks out from the elec­tion in Ge­or­gia’s 6th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict.

The sur­vey of 1,000 reg­is­tered vot­ers was con­ducted by Abt As­so­ci­ates from June 5 to 8. It has a mar­gin of er­ror of 4 per­cent­age points.

The poll showed Mr. Os­soff has a 26-per­cent­age-point lead among women and has the sup­port of half of in­de­pen­dent vot­ers, a well as more than 10 per­cent of Repub­li­cans. The news­pa­per said Mrs. Han­del has a small lead among older vot­ers.

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