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Poll: Jerry Brown leads, GOP foes in dead heat for No. 2 in primary
Poll: Jerry Brown leads, GOP foes in dead heat for No. 2 in primary

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, but the race among GOP candidates seeking to take him on in November has become a dead heat just days before Tuesday's election, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. Half of Californians deemed likely to vote in the primary supported Brown's reelection. Among his chief challengers, both Republicans, Neel Kashkari was far behind at 18% and Tim Donnelly trailed at 13%. The difference between the two vying for the second slot in the general election was within the poll's margin of error. Still, Kashkari's position represented a boost from earlier public...

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