Poizner pulls ahead in Republican governor's race

According to a new poll by Survey USA insurance commissioner Steve Poizner has moved into a statistical tie with former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman.

The poll shows Whitman is leading Poizner 39 percent to 37 percent.

The margin of error is 4.3 points.

In a field poll in March, Whitman had led 63 percent to 14 percent.

Whitman is spending a record amount of money on the race, much of it her own.

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