Chambliss Leads Martin in Latest Runoff Polls

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) is slightly ahead of Democrat Jim Martin according to the latest polls of their race, which is heading to a Dec. 2 runoff.

Chambliss leads Martin 50 percent to 46 percent in a Rasmussen survey, which has a margin of error of 4 percentage points. The Republican is ahead 49 percent to 46 percent in a Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll, whose margin of error is also 4 points.

In the Nov. 4 general election, Chambliss received 49.8 percent of the vote, which is less than the 50 percent he needed to avoid a runoff. Martin got 46.8 percent.

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