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Schwarzenegger, Reiner Lead Pack

A new poll shows Governor Schwarzenegger leading four potential Democratic challengers more than 20 months before California´s next gubernatorial election.

Actor-director Rob Reiner leads a Democratic field that also includes Attorney General Bill Lockyer, state Treasurer Phil Angelides and Controller Steve Westly.

Fifty-six percent of the 800 registered voters questioned in the new Field Poll say they´re very inclined or somewhat inclined to support Schwarzenegger. Forty-two percent say they´re not too inclined or not at all inclined to vote for him.

When matched against the Democrats, the Republican governor gets

52 percent of the vote compared to 37 percent for Reiner, 35 percent for Angelides, 34 percent for Lockyer and 33 percent for Westly.