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New Poll Has Republican Scott Brown Leading Democrat Martha Coakley 48%-47%,

A huge jump in Independents for Scott Brown


publicpolicypolling.com/pdf
Buoyed by a huge advantage with independents and relative disinterest from Democratic voters in the state, Republican Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley 48-47.Here are the major factors leading to this surprising state of affairs:-As was the case in the Gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia last year, it looks like the electorate in Massachusetts will be considerably more conservative than the one that showed up in 2008. Obama took the state by 26 points then, but those planning to vote next week only report having voted for him by 16.
Tremors before a political earthquake


Ideology


Here is a real concern for the Dems, Brown leads among Independents by 32