Sen. Dianne Feinstein leads CA Senate race but potential trouble ahead in the General; Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom leads Governor Race with GOP candidates in hunt for second place finish

A new Emerson College Poll finds Sen. Dianne Feinstein at 38% with no other candidate breaking double digits, and 32% of voters undecided. In the Governor’s race, the current Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom leads with 24% of the vote, with four rivals vying for the second spot, 19% of voters undecided. The poll was conducted May 21-24 of 600 registered voters (+/-4.2 credibility interval) who were more likely than not to vote in the June 5 Primary.

A deeper look into the Senate race reveals that none of Support of the candidates reveals distinct regional distinctions. Newsom, the former San Francisco Mayor, garners 42% of the vote in the Bay region, while former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has 19% of the vote in the LA metro region, but is unable to crack double digits north of Fresno.

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