HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher is comparing his
campaign to the underdog University of Kentucky football team in
reacting to a new poll showing him lagging far behind his
A smiling Fletcher glad-handed and hugged supporters Friday, a
day after a Lexington Herald-Leader-Action News 36 Election Poll
showed him trailing Beshear by 15 points heading into the November
The poll shows Beshear would receive 55 percent of the vote,
while Fletcher would tally about 40 percent. Five percent of those
surveyed were undecided.
Fletcher noted that Kentucky was a big underdog against
Louisiana State University when the teams met in Lexington earlier
"Sound like a familiar story?" he asked. "Who won?
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