Incredible news today: Andrew Romanoff has come from 17 points behind and is now leading the sitting Senator -- and Wall Street favorite -- Michael Bennet.
Romanoff and Bennet are about even -- 48 percent to 45 percent, respectively -- in the poll of 536 Democrats who have voted or are likely to vote in the Aug. 10 primary. The question has a margin of error of 4.3 percentage points.
The results show a surge for the former state House speaker since June, when he was 17 points behind, and are likely a reflection of a well-organized and passionate ground game, analysts say. Romanoff recently sold his house and cashed in savings to loan his campaign $325,000.
Romanoff's movement is "dramatic," according to pollster Jay Leve of Survey USA, the firm that conducted the poll.
Andrew Romanoff will stand up for ordinary Coloradans, not the special interests -- he's the only candidate in the race that won't take a dime of special interest money. Senator Bennet takes over a million dollars from big banks, big oil, and other special interests.
The momentum is clearly on Andrew's side, but Michael Bennet still has millions in the bank. With the primary just over a week away, chip in and help Andrew overcome Bennet's corporate cash. Donate here.
Full Disclosure: I am currently the media consultant and adviser to the Romanoff for Colorado campaign.
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