Reports the LA Times, citing a recent poll conducted by the paper:
Kerry led Bush by 51% to 44% nationally in a two-way matchup, and by 48% to 42% in a three-way race, with independent Ralph Nader drawing 4%.
Whole story here. "Lifting Kerry," writes the Times' Ron Brownstein, is a powerful tailwind of dissatisfaction with the nation's course and Bush's answers for challenges at home and abroad." Or, as The Onion put it recently, "Poll: Many Americans Still Unsure Whom To Vote Against."
Of course, we all know the only poll that counts is the one taken on election day. Or, in the case of the 2000 presidential race, the Supreme Court vote weeks later.