Incumbent Deborah Graham (29th) and her challenger, attorney, police sergeant and former Marine Chris Taliaferro, were in a statistical dead heat as of late March, according to a survey conducted by the polling firm Ogden & Fry on March 17. The survey showed Graham and Taliaferro each garnering 30.2 percent of respondents’ support, with nearly 40 percent of respondents undecided. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.1 percent.