Among 944 likely voters, the Democratic ticket of Kerry and Sen. John Edwards led Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney 50 percent to 46 percent. The Oct. 4-6 survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. The race was tied 47-47 percent among all voters. Others polls show the race just as tight.
AP’s respondents had a special message for Unca Karl:
Fewer voters than a month ago believe Bush is the best man to protect the country and fight the war.