Challenger Alan McMillan has a slight lead over incumbent Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill in the GOP primary for District 2, but the lead is within the 4.5% margin of error, according to a recent poll conducted by the Political Matrix. As in other local races, a large percentage of the respondents didn’t know the candidates (32.3%) or were undecided (9.1%).
McMillan’s lead has come with a huge price tag. He has outspent Underhill nearly 3 to 1—McMillan $57,380 to Underhill $21,055. The primary is 69 days away.
|I do not know these candidates||131||32.3%|
The poll surveyed 406 likely District 2 voters using an Interactive Voice Response system. Persons were called during the hours of 2-8 p.m. on June 19. The phone numbers called were provided by the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office. The Margin of Error for this study is +/- 4.5% with a confidence level of 95%.