For Immediate Release: October 11, 2016
Contact: Nina Tognazzini, (949) 933-7553, Shallman Communications
CORREA HOLDS BIG LEAD IN RACE TO SUCCEED LORETTA SANCHEZ IN CONGRESS
Recent Survey Conducted by FM3 Finds that Correa Dominates Nguyen by a Two-to-One Margin in the General
Santa Ana, CA—Today, the Lou Correa for Congress campaign released a poll memo showing that Correa’s strength in the primary has carried through to the general election. The poll, conducted by Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3), with a sample size of 400, found that Correa leads Bao Nguyen by a two to one margin in Congressional District 46.
The memo reads:
“Lou Correa has built upon his strong first place June primary victory, in which he outpolled Nguyen by nearly 30-points, and continues to expand his base of support among the much larger November electorate. With slightly less than a month until Election Day, these survey results clearly demonstrate that Correa is well-positioned to win a decisive victory and be elected to Congress.
“In the head-to-head matchup, 47% vote for Correa for Congress, and more CD-46 voters are currently undecided (30%) than support Nguyen (23%). (See Figure 1) Moreover, Correa holds double digit leads with virtually every major demographic group in the 46th Congressional District.
“It should be noted that our survey conducted prior to the primary election accurately predicted Correa’s June victory. In that survey, Correa led Nguyen by 29-points, which is the exact margin he led by in the actual primary election, as 44% of voters supported Correa and 15% supported Nguyen.”
Former Senator Correa won sweeping support in the June 7th Primary Election, capturing over 40,880 votes and 43.7% of total votes cast. With a triumphant finish, Correa pulled ahead with three times as many votes as the second place finisher.
About Lou Correa:
Lou grew up in Anaheim, and attended Benjamin Franklin Elementary, Fremont Junior High and Anaheim High School. He holds degrees in Economics from California State University, Fullerton, and a Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Lou serves on the Board of the Orange County Family Justice Center, the Orange County Board of the Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (G.R.I.P.), Garden Grove Boys and Girls Club, and is a Commissioner of the California High Speed Rail Authority.
Lou served on the California State Assembly for three terms, and then two years on the Orange County Board of Supervisors, representing the 1st District. In 2006, Lou was then elected to the California State Senate, representing the 34th District, serving the cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Stanton and Westminster. He was reelected to the State Senate in 2010.
During his tenure as a State Senator Lou served Orange County constituents by supporting public safety, health, fitness and safety for children, mental healthcare services, as well as ensuring the affordability of higher education, and taxpayer equity for all of our county residents.
Lou Correa lives in Santa Ana with his wife of 26 years, and their five children.