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Poll Finds Jerry Brown More Electable than Gavin Newsom

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A poll released the day before Attorney General Jerry Brown announced possible gubernatorial aspirations said he would likely win if pitted against the three current Republican candidates.

Brown, a Democrat, leads Republican candidates by at least 9 percent. Conversely, candidate and current San Fransicso Mayor Gavin Newsom trails Republicans by up to 6 percent, according to the poll by Rasumussen Reports, which notes "if [he] were to win the [Democrat] nomination, the political gravity of the state would likely give him a boost in the general election." The primary will be held next year June.

Here's the poll's breakdown: