Internal poll shows Joe Garcia leading David Rivera by nine


Democrat Joe Garcia leads embattled Republican freshman David Rivera by 9 (45-36) in a poll conducted by the Benenson Strategy Group for the DCCC. The poll, taken in English and Spanish from October 9-11, shows Rivera’s ethics issues are taking a toll. Voters who have heard anything recently about Rivera say the news made them less favorable and voters who heard more about Garcia said that made them more favorable towards him.

Read the two-page memo here.