New Poll Shows Bush and Kerry to be in Dead Heat in Arkansas

October 24, 2004 -- Posted at 4:38 p.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR. -A new poll shows President George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry even in Arkansas. The same poll gave Bush a nine-point lead just two weeks ago.
The poll was done by Opinion Research Associates of Little Rock for the Arkansas News Bureau and Stephens Media Group.

It showed both candidates with 48 percent support from likely voters surveyed Monday through Wednesday. Populist Party Candidate Ralph Nader had 1 percent of the vote and 3 percent of those polled were undecided.

Opinion research surveyed 500 people likely to vote in the November 2nd election.  125 people from each of Arkansas' four congressional districts.

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