CHICAGO - Rich Miller is reporting that a new poll taken for a Republican candidate has GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leading Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn 43-37, with 5 percent going to Libertarian Chad Grimm and 16 percent undecided. Full results HERE
The poll of 1,290 likely voters was taken September 30th by Communication Express. It has a margin of error of +/-2.9 percent. 35 percent self-identified as Democrats, 38 percent said they were independents and 27 of respondents said they were Republicans.
The poll also found Rep. Tom Cross leading Sen. Michael Frerichs 44-34, with 19 percent undecided and the Libertarian getting 3 percent.
And Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka leads Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon 53-31, with another 5 going to the Libertarian candidate.