In the poll, conducted by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, 44 percent supported Ryan, while 41 percent backed Faso in an initial head-to-head matchup. The author of the polling memo touts the numbers as proof that Ryan is the Democrat who could beat Faso in November.

An internal Democratic poll shows GOP Rep. John Faso is in for a competitive race, with two Democratic challengers polling ahead or very close to the first-term lawmaker.

Democrat Pat Ryan, an Iraq War veteran, was slightly ahead of Faso, while attorney Antonio Delgado is close behind, according to a poll conducted for Ryan’s campaign and shared with Roll Call. The poll tested just Ryan and Delgado in a general election matchup against Faso. Both Ryan and Delgado are currently among the top candidates in a crowded Democratic field.

In the poll, conducted by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, 44 percent supported Ryan, while 41 percent backed Faso in an initial head-to-head matchup. Delgado and Faso were tied at 42 percent. The margin of error was 3.2 points.

The author of the polling memo touts the numbers as proof that Ryan is the Democrat who could beat Faso in November.

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