Conflicting Polls About Reed/Mitrano Race

October 8, 2020

There are conflicting poll numbers, regarding the race for the congressional seat in the 23rd district, between Congressman Tom Reed (R, Corning) and his opponent, Tracy Mitrano (D, Penn Yan). A recent poll that was published by an Olean media outlet, shows Mitrano as being 7 points behind Reed, as of late September. That poll shows that Reed is ahead of Mitrano, 47% to 40%.

However, a poll from a Republican source, has Tom Reed at 54.6% and Tracy Mitrano at 35.9%, with 7.3% undecided and 2.2% supporting Libertarian candidate Andrew Kolstee.

See the results from the second poll below:

Donald Trump, the Republican 52.1%
Joe Biden, the Democrat 38.0%
Donald Trump, the Republican 1192 52.1%
Joe Biden, the Democrat 868 38.0%
Undecided 227 9.9%
Total 2287 100.0%

If the general election were held today and you had to make a choice, for whom would you vote.

Tom Reed, the Republican, 54.6%
Tracy Mitrano, the Democrat 35.9%
Andrew Kolstee, the Libertarian 2.2%

Tom Reed, the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party 1125 54.6%
Tracy Mitrano, the Democrat and Working Families Party 738 35.9%
Andrew Kolstee, the Libertarian 45 2.2%
Undecided 151 7.3%
Total 2059 100.0%