Republican Eric Dickerson wants Democrat Julia Carson's health to be an issue in the 7th. A woman working for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee questioned that strategy last week, offering that the Congresswoman looks pretty good. I pointed out that Rep. Carson's appearance changed markedly in recent years and that she's only 68. "Oh," came the response, "I thought she was, like, 80."
Monday, October 23, 2006
New Poll Results From WISH-TV
WISH-TV will offer new poll results from the 7th District race and the prosecutor's race tonight at 6:00 p.m. AI hears this poll will show Carson with a slight lead over Dickerson, at 48%-43%, but well below the 55% mark she polled in last month's poll. Dickerson, as shown by the WTHR-TV poll, has picked up considerable ground in his bid to unseat the 10-term congresswoman, narrowing the gap to just five points. As some argued that the WTHR-TV poll was skewed in favor of the Republicans, some will also argue that the WISH-TV poll favors Democrats. Jim Shella teases us with this bit of information about Rep. Julia Carson at his blog: