New WHAS poll shows Beshear ahead of Williams by 24 percent

David Williams attended the Jefferson County Republican Party’s “Louisville Victory Kick Off Rally” at their headquarters today, giving a speech/pep talk to around 30 volunteers, along with fellow GOP candidates John Kemper, Bill Johnson and KC Crosbie.

The mood was spirited, until a WHAS reporter informed Williams afterward that their new poll finds him trailing Steve Beshear by 24 percent in the gubernatorial race.

WHAS: We have a poll out, WHAS has a poll out, and right now you’re down by 24 percent.

Williams: How much?

WHAS: 24 percent.

Williams: I haven’t seen it.

WHAS: You haven’t seen it? Well, you all are right now (laughter).

Williams: I don’t have any comment on that, haven’t seen it. I’d have to look at the crosstabs. (Inaudible …)

WHAS: OK, knowing that I told you that …

Williams: You telling me that means nothing to me. I haven’t seen the crosstabs, I haven’t seen any information. It’s early in the race. I feel very confident that the campaign is advancing well.

Despite Williams’ claim that the campaign is advancing well, such poll results don’t bode well for him, as the last WHAS poll released in April showed him only trailing by 12 percent.

Williams is right, we’ll all have to see the crosstabs when they’re released — WHAS usually releases big polls on their 11 p.m. Saturday news broadcast — but this is a fairly ominous sign on the heels of cn|2′s June poll showing him trailing 21 percent.

And assuming the poll is accurate (and this wasn’t just a WHAS reporter trying to mess with his head), those Bluegrass Prosperity ads must not be working very well so far.

9 Comments

  1. maximumrider
    Posted July 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | Permalink

    i fully expect beshear/abramson to be in frankfort come the elections. williams is a tea party enthusiastic. the brand has badly damaged its reputation with their shenanigans in d.c. regarding the debt ceiling fiasco. you’d have to be ready for placement at central state to vote for williams/farmer.

  2. Bob
    Posted July 30, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Permalink

    Williams will come in behind Gatewood. And for what he’s done to Kentuckians, he deserves to come in fourth.

  3. OutsideObserver
    Posted July 30, 2011 at 11:16 pm | Permalink

    Well, the RGA’s “Bluegrass Prosperity” ads are mostly lip service to Williams. In reality, the GOP believe this race is lost to them.
    http://twitter.com/#!/HotlineReid/status/95819091079729152

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2 Trackbacks

  1. [...] Weekly broke the figures Saturday when Williams was confronted with the daunting numbers by a reporter at a GOP [...]

  2. By ‘Tis But a Scratch | Blue Bluegrass on August 1, 2011 at 6:03 am

    [...] Joe broke it first—-Turns out the WHAS reporter totally ruined the ambiance at Williams’ kickoff in Jefferson County on Saturday by asking him how he felt about being 24 points behind in the race against Governor Steve Beshear. Always nimble as a sack of potatoes, all Williams could do was say he didn’t know about it. [...]

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