Monday, September 29, 2003

Clark off to strong start in Granite State

A third place finish in New Hampshire would be a really good showing for Clark, but given that it is this early, he could end up doing even better.

Clark Third in NH

September 29, 2003

BOSTON -- Howard Dean topped John Kerry by 9 points in a new poll of likely New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, with newcomer Wesley Clark speeding past the other seven Democratic presidential contenders.

Dean was the choice for 26 percent of voters, followed by Kerry with 17 percent and Clark with 10 percent, according to the poll by WHDH-TV and Suffolk University conducted between Sept. 26-28. The poll was released Monday.

Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut had 7 percent and Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina and Rep. Dick Gephardt of Missouri were at 6 percent. The remaining candidates were at 2 percent or fewer....

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