It looks like Brian Rodgers support for Carole may be reaping dividends, Brian represents the voters than nearly upset the Domain subsidy applecart in the last Austin election. Carole, despite less campaign funds, has drawn close to McCracken and Leffingwell in the Austin mayor’s race. Maybe McCracken’s war with St Louis and Leffingwell’s campaign contribution mud slinging at McCracken have played a role in the tightening race as well.
excerpt from KXAN’s article on the latest poll.
AUSTIN (KXAN) – With the big vote for mayor this Saturday, Austin’s top three Mayoral candidates, according to a most recent KXAN Austin News poll, are in a statistical dead heat.
Carole Keeton Strayhorn, Brewster McCracken, and Lee Leffingwell, are all within the margin of error as front-runner in a KXAN Austin News mayoral poll released Wednesday, conducted by Constitiuent Dynamics.
Lee Leffingwell garnered the most overall support with 27 percent of those polled, Carole Keeton Strayhorn is close behind at 26 percent, and Brewster McCracken came in at 25 percent.
Carole Keeton Strayhorn made the biggest stride from the previous poll, especially with younger voters. Her overall support rose by five percentage points, whereas Brewster McCracken gained one percentage point, and Lee Leffingwell stayed even.
The poll queried 1,000 people in Austin, with a margin of error of plus or minus three percent.