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Dec. 19, 2013, 11:08 a.m.

A Clarus Re­search Group poll; con­duc­ted 11/15-18; sur­veyed 501 RVs; mar­gin of er­ror +/- 4.4%. Sub­sample of 437 Dem primary RVs; mar­gin of er­ror +/- 4.7% (re­lease, 11/24). Party ID break­down of main sample: 73%D, 7%R, 20%I. Tested: May­or Ad­ri­an Fenty (D), City Coun­cil Chair Vin­cent Gray (D) and Coun­cilors Kwame Brown (D) and Mi­chael Brown (D).

Primary Elec­tion Match­ups (Dems)

- All Men Wom Wht Blk A. Fenty 34% 42% 28% 55% 18% V. Gray 24 25 23 14 30 K. Brown 13 12 13 5 19 M. Brown 6 4 8 3 10 Un­dec 23 16 28 23 24 - All Men Wom Wht Blk V. Gray 41% 37% 44% 20% 57% A. Fenty 37 44 32 55 22 Un­dec 22 19 24 25 21

Re-Elect Fenty?

- All Men Wom Wht Blk Re-elect him 34% 37% 31% 51% 22% Some­body new 53 46 59 32 71 De­pends/un­dec 13 16 11 18 7

Fenty As May­or

Ap­prove 43% Dis­ap­prove 49

Gray As Coun­cil Chair

Ap­prove 46% Dis­ap­prove 16

Fenty Hand­ling ___

- Ap­prove Dis­ap­prove Keep­ing streets/pub­lic places clean 68% 24% Pro­tect­ing DC against crime/vi­ol­ence 54 36 Hold­ing down DC taxes 44 37 Im­prov­ing pub­lic edu­ca­tion 43 40 Keep­ing in touch with av­er­age cit­izens 42 46 Work­ing to bring new jobs to DC 41 37 Provid­ing strong lead­er­ship 40 50 Man­aging city gov’t 39 51 Liv­ing up to high stand­ards of eth­ics 35 50 Put­ting DC’s in­terest above polit­ics 30 57 Hand­ling city fin­ances 28 58 Bring­ing people to­geth­er/solve prob­lems 27 57

Rhee As Educ. Chan­cel­lor

Ap­prove 47% Dis­ap­prove 39
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