Julianna Margulies has best chance of beating Claire Danes for Drama Actress Emmy [Poll results]

While Claire Danes looks like a lock to claim Drama Actress for the first season of “Homeland“, these kudos have been known to surprise us sometimes. When asked which of the five rival nominees had the best chance of beating her for the top award, our Users responded in the hundreds. (Cast your vote below.)


Topping their list of those with the potential to upset is Julianna Margulies who won this race last year for  the sophomore season of “The Good Wife“; she drew 39% of the vote. 

In third place, with the support of 27% of our Users is Elisabeth Moss who has lost both this race (2009, 2011) and the supporting one (2010) for “Mad Men.” 

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Tied at 14% each are Oscar champ Kathy Bates for the second and final season of “Harry’s Law” and newcomer Michelle Dockery who contends for “Downton Abbey,” which shifted into this race from Movie/Mini. 

Glenn Close, who has won this award twice already (2008, 2009) for “Damages is in last place with just 6% of the vote. 


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