Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Brandenburg Ahead Of Vernon in Race.

Byline: Copyright 2000 Albuquerque Journal By Bruce Daniels Journal Staff Writer

Democrat Kari Brandenburg had a slight lead over Republican L. Skip Vernon among voters polled on the district attorney race in Bernalillo County.

The new Journal poll results followed a September poll showing the two in a virtual tie. The contest heated up in the last month and became a bitter feud over credentials and tactics.

Brandenburg was supported by 46 percent of the 392 Bernalillo County voters polled last week, compared to 40 percent for Vernon. Eleven percent of the voters said they were undecided and 3 percent said they supported neither candidate.

The survey results have a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percentage points. …

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