Results of a new SurveyUSA poll in Washington’s first congressional district (via KING 5) are out. The poll was taken on the 24th and 25th of July on a sample of 563 likely voters in the district (4.2% MOE). The results:
- John Koster (R), 38%
- Susan Delbene (D), 17%
- Darcy Burner (D) 13%
- Laura Ruderman (D) 6%
- Steve Hobbs (D) 5%)
- Darshan Rauniyar (D) 2%
- Larry Ishmael (I) 2%
The best news about this poll is the 43% that Democratic candidates take, edging out Koster’s support at 38% (or 40% if you include Republican-turned-independent Ishmael). In head-to-head general election contests:
If the race were between Koster and DelBene, SurveyUSA finds it’s a dead heat—42% each. It’s also effectively a dead heat if it were Koster vs. Burner.
Of course, with 17% (primary) and 16% (general) still undecided, there is a lot of room for change between the end of the primary and the general election.