Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Udall Has Big Lead Over Lutz, Poll Says.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Copyright [c] 2000 Albuquerque Journal By John J. Lumpkin Journal Staff Writer

Incumbent Tom Udall had a wide lead over 3rd Congressional District challenger Lisa Lutz in the latest Journal poll.

Udall, a Democrat, had 61 percent support in a Journal poll of 173 likely voters conducted last week. Republican Lutz had 25 percent.

Fourteen percent of those surveyed indicated they were undecided or had no preference for either candidate. The margin of error for the survey results is plus or minus 7 percentage points.

The 3rd District encompasses most of northern New Mexico, including Udall's hometown of Santa Fe, and is considered a Democratic stronghold, pollster Brian Sanderoff said. …

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