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D.C. Residents Undecided In Upcoming Special Election

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In a recent poll on the upcoming D.C. Council special election, more than 40 percent of likely voters say they are still undecided.

The automated telephone survey, commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance, polled over 1,600 registered voters from April 10 to 11.

According to the poll, 19 percent say they are supporting Democrat Anita Bonds. There is a tie in second place, with both Democrat Elissa Silverman and Republican Pat Mara at 13 percent and Democrat Matt Frumin came in fourth at 8 percent. The other two candidates, Democrat Paul Zuckerberg and Statehood Green's Perry Redd had 2 percent support.

The poll did not include a margin of error and did not survey voters who only have cell phones, which is a significant population in D.C. It also did not include Michael Brown, who dropped out of the race, but will remain on the ballot.


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