At the beginning of the year, Democrats where dancing with joy over the polls that indicated they would make huge sweep in this year’s midterm elections.
As the year has progressed, the huge sweeping leads have dwindled bit by bit.
However, some Democrats have continued to dance and gloat of their assured November victories.
According to the latest polls, two of California’s Democrats, one a Senate icon and the other striving to be governor, just had their premature victory dances reduced to a modest jig.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein has just seen her double-digit lead drop to single digits.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom also saw his double-digit lead plummet to single-digits.
(Fox News) – Two of California’s best-known Democrats are slipping in the polls as the calendar advances closer to Election Day.
In fact, both Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein have only single-digit leads over their opponents, the results show.
In the race for governor, a Probolsky Research poll, conducted between Aug. 29-Sept. 2, shows Newsom leading Republican businessman John Cox by a mere 5 points, with 17 percent of respondents undecided, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Feinstein faces similar problems, with the poll showing her with only an 8-point advantage over progressive challenger Kevin de León. A quarter of the respondents told the pollsters they remain undecided…
Across the nation, many Democrats are seeing their double-digit leads in the polls shrink to single-digits.
The predicted blue tidal wave has been slowly reduced to a gentle wave lapping on a beach.
As the economy continues to improve and more people are working and bringing home larger paychecks, the smaller the blue wave gets.
One can only hope that two months from now, there will be a red tide that sweeps through the blue wave.
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