Education: Doctorate in mathematics, University
of New Mexico.
Career: Engineering and energy consultant prior
to joining Congress.
Family: Wife, Mary; three grown children.
- Poll results
Lake Research Partners, commissioned by Jerry
Jerry McNerney: 45 percent
David Harmer: 35 percent
David Christensen (American Independent Party): 5 percent
Undecided: 15 percent
Number polled: 500 “likely” voters, conducted Sept. 21-25.
SurveyUSA, commissioned by KPIX Channel 5, San
Harmer: 48 percent
McNerney: 42 percent
Christensen: 4 percent
Undecided: 5 percent
Number polled 624 “likely” or “actual voters” conducted Oct.
— Sources: Jerry McNerney, SurveyUSA
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:00 am
The first e-mail came to the News-Sentinel at 8:21 a.m.
announcing a new poll showing Republican David Harmer holding a
six-point lead over incumbent Jerry McNerney in the 11th
Congressional District race. The second e-mail came in 40 minutes
later. It showed McNerney ahead by 10 percent.
What gives? Can there really be a 16-point difference between
Thursday, October 14, 2010 12:00 am.