From Nielson Brothers Polling:
The new Nielson Brothers Polling (NBP) survey for the Rapid City June 7 municipal election shows Sam Kooiker with a slim lead (32%) over incumbent Alan Hanks (29%) in the mayoral race. Ron Weifenbach shows significant support at 18%. 17% percentage of respondents remain undecided.
Poll respondents were also asked for their opinions on the two leading mayoral candidates. Incumbent Alan Hanks had a 44% favorable response against 33% unfavorable. Sam Kooiker had favorables of 37% and unfavorables of 39%. A fourth of respondents claimed not to know the name of either man.
The polling firm says they believe a run-off is likely….. Stay tuned.