Poll of African-American voters gives Rahm 10-point lead over Garcia

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A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel leading among African-American voters. | File Photo

A new election poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel with a 10-percentage-point lead among African-American voters.

The poll of 1,003 registered voters, conducted for the Chicago Defender and WVON radio, has Emanuel at 46 percent and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia at 36 percent, with 18 percent undecided.

Computer-assisted telephone interviews were conducted March 25-26, with a mix of about 60 percent landline phones and 40 percent mobile phones. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.2 percentage points.

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