Minnesotans currently prefer Coleman to Franken

class=img_thumbleft>In a poll conducted by SurveyUSA for KSTP-TV Minneapolis and WDIO-TV Duluth of 639 registered votes, Minnesotans prefer Sen. Norm Coleman to challenger Al Franken, 57 percent to 35 percent, with eight percent undecided. Another DFL candidate, lawyer Mike Ciresi, would lose to Coleman 57 percent to 34, in a poll also conducted on Wednesday, February 14. According to the survey, a quarter of all Democrats would vote for Coleman and 58 of Independent voters would do the same.