A new poll conducted by the Merriman River Group shows Mayor Bill Finch with a 5 point lead over former Mayor Joe Ganim and a 15 point lead over Mary-Jane Foster, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish, in head-to-head matchups based on more than 500 likely Democratic voters. Finch has larger leads over two other announced Democrats, former Finch administration official John Gomes and multi-mayoral candidate Charlie Coviello. Ganim, who is not a candidate for mayor, had been acting like one several weeks ago, but has recently lowered his profile. The poll shows there’s still some nostalgia out there for the former mayor. Finch and challengers will face off in a September primary. As for Bridgeport Republicans, knock, knock…anyone home?
What are the poll results if there’s a large primary field that includes Ganim? This is the percentage breakdown, according to the survey:
Five Candidates, Percentage
For more on the poll check out www.onlyinbridgeport.com