AWWL-TV poll shows a dead heat in Louisiana:
NEW ORLEANS – An
exclusive new WWL-TV statewide poll shows the contest for president may
be closer than many had predicted among Louisiana voters.
telephone survey of 500 registered voters, conducted by pollster Ed
Renwick, Republican Senator John McCain earns 43 percent of the vote,
while Democrat Senator Barack Obama receives 40 percent. Renwick said
that amounts to a statistical tie, since the poll has a margin of error
of plus or minus 4.5 points.
“It’s closer than I thought it would be,” said Renwick, adding that the
higher the turnout, the worse it might be for McCain.