Sacramento, CA – A new poll conducted by Goodwin Simon Strategic Research released today shows that Dave Jones holds a commanding lead in the race for State Senate District 8. After a first-place finish in the June Primary, Jones begins the general election with a 17% lead among likely voters and a cash lead in fundraising.

The memo summarizing the poll results can be viewed here.

Dave Jones campaign spokesperson Michael Soneff released the following statement regarding the survey results:
“This poll shows that voters were not fooled by the $1.7 million spent by Big Oil and its allies lying about Dave Jones and his record. Their spending backfired. Voters clearly figured out that Big Oil was trying to elect Angelique Ashby because she’s on their side, and Dave Jones sides with people. Dave has a track record of fighting for affordable housing, reproductive rights, and environmental protection, and that’s resonating with voters.”

A full list of Dave Jones’ endorsements, including the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, can be found here