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10/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

California Governor's Race: New Poll Finds Whitman Leading Brown By 8 Points

The tie is broken for now, with Republican Meg Whitman, coming off last weekend's state GOP Convention, moving out to her best showing yet in the race to be the next governor of California.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in California finds Whitman earning 48% support, while Democrat Jerry Brown picks up 40% of the vote. Six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided.

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