Poll: Ross leads Hutchinson for Arkansas Governor

{}{}Democrat Mike Ross has a slight lead in the Arkansas Governor's Race, according to a new poll from{}Rasmussen.{}

{}The survey of 500 likely Arkansas voters found the former U.S.{}Congressman receiving 44% support, compared to his best-known Republican opponent, Asa Hutchinson, who received 41% support. 3% of respondents prefer some other candidate, and 12% were undecided.

{}The{}polling took place February 4-5, 2014. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

{}Ross is the only Democrat running for Governor. Hutchinson is facing businessman Curtis Coleman, and State Representative Debra Hobbs in the Republican primary.