With one week to go before the May 23 primary, KTHV today will release the results of a Survey USA poll on all of the contested races.
The Democratic lt. gov. numbers were leaked to us, and they predict a runoff between Bill Halter and Tim Wooldridge:
Data Collected: 05/12/2006 - 05/14/2006
Democratic Primary: In a Democratic Primary for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor today, 5/15/06, Bill Halter wins comfortably, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 491 Likely Democratic Primary Voters conducted exclusively for KTHV-TV Little Rock. The Primary is in 8 days, on 5/23/06. Halter gets 41% of the Democratic Primary vote. Tim Wooldridge gets 20%. Mike Hathorn gets 14%. Jay Martin trails with 6%. 20% of Democratic Primary voters are undecided. Since an identical SurveyUSA KHTV-TV poll 5 weeks ago, Halter has gained 8 points, Wooldridge has gained 5 points, Hathorn is unchanged.