Poll: Becker Holds Big Lead in SLC Mayor Race

Poll: Becker Holds Big Lead in SLC Mayor Race



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A new poll indicates state Rep. Ralph Becker has a big advantage one week before the race for Salt Lake City mayor.

The Salt Lake Tribune poll shows 55 percent of 500 likely voters surveyed favor Becker, a Democrat running to succeed Rocky Anderson. Republican Dave Buhler was well behind with 34 percent.

The poll was conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 percentage points. The 500 likely voters were interviewed Monday and Tuesday.

The election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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