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New poll, with new methodology, has Brownback up 10

07/28/2014 10:43 PM

07/29/2014 6:42 AM

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback leads Democrat Paul Davis by 10 points.

Davis leads Brownback by 8.

Two polls. Two dramatically different results. And two dramatically different methodologies.

The Brownback-is-ahead survey relied on online respondents, meaning those who own computers.

The Davis-is-ahead poll relied on telephone respondents, meaning those who still own landlines.

Brian Lowry of The Wichita Eagle has more on all this here.


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