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Times/USC poll: Cooley leads in attorney general's race

October 22, 2010 |  3:05 pm

Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley, a Republican, holds a narrow lead over Democratic opponent Kamala Harris in the contentious race for California attorney general, aided greatly by voter support on his usually Democratic home turf, a new Los Angeles Times/USC poll has found.

The survey showed that Harris, the San Francisco district attorney, has thus far failed to captivate the Democratic stronghold of Los Angeles County, home to one out of every four registered voters in California and a near must-win for any Democrat running statewide.

Read the full story on our PolitiCal blog: With L.A.'s help, Cooley leads in attorney general's race, Times/USC poll finds