Barely One In Five
DeLay's support in his district is waning. According to a newspaper poll conducted this past weekend, only 22% of those polled said they would vote for him if the election were held now.
The response from the DeLay campaign:
I'd bet if the DeLay campaign's poll numbers were different than those of the poll released this past weekend than they would have countered the assertion with something better than the "support" they're "seeing" in the district is "strong". More here.
"DeLay's spokeswoman Shannon Flaherty challenged the validity of the poll and said the result is 'contrary to the strong support we're seeing for Congressman DeLay throughout the district.'"