If a primary election for San Diego Mayor was held on Thursday, three of the candidates would have the potential to advance to a general election in November, but only two will, according to the latest exclusive 10News Poll results.
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On Thursday, City Council Member Carl DeMaio would get 31% of the vote, Congressman Bob Filner would receive 28%, and State Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher would get 23%.
Compared to an identical exclusive 10News Poll that was released 17 days ago, DeMaio is flat, Filner is up 7 percentage points, and Fletcher is up 2.
Early voting began on May 7. Among the 28% of polled voters who said they have already voted, DeMaio has 36%, Filner has 31%, and Fletcher has 16%.
Among the 72% who said they have not yet voted but are certain to do so on or before June 5, DeMaio has 29% and Filner and Fletcher each have 26%.
Here is the question asked. Please note that the candidate names were rotated each time the answer options were given
If the primary election for San Diego mayor were today, who would you vote for? Carl DeMaio? Bonnie Dumanis? Bob Filner? Nathan Fletcher? Or some other candidate?
31% Carl DeMaio 11% Bonnie Dumanis 28% Bob Filner 23% Nathan Fletcher 3% Other 4% Undecided
Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%
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