A new Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center for Politics Poll in Tennessee finds Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R) leading Phil Bredesen (D) in the U.S. Senate race, 47% to 44%.
Meanwhile, another poll, the Vanderbilt University poll finds Phil Bredesen (D) with a slight edge over Marsha Blackburn (R) in Tennessee’s U.S. Senate race, 44% to 43%.
Said pollster John Geer: “The bottom line is that Tennessee’s Senate race will be determined by which candidate is better able to turn out their base, as well as any national waves that occur — blue or otherwise.”
Railing against the Affordable Care Act is now bad politics, and the Republicans know it. Even Ted Cruz, who shut down the government to repeal the law, is now indicating support for its key provision.https://t.co/njSTU0xdyZ
— Washington Monthly (@washmonthly) October 17, 2018
A new Gallup poll finds that 61% of Americans favor stricter laws on the sale of firearms, down modestly from March, when 67% said this shortly after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on February 14
Lots more detail on methodology and stuff at this link. Some teasers on races I know people are interested in:
FL: Leans D
WI: Leans D
GA: Toss-up, tilting R
KS: Leans Rhttps://t.co/SXC8ogwvbG
— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 17, 2018
A new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) leading challenger Bob Hugin (R) in the U.S. Senate race by seven points, 51% to 44% among likely voters
Another poll, the Monmouth poll in New Jersey finds Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) leads challenger Bob Hugin (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 49% to 40%.
“The incumbent’s lead expands to 50% to 39% using a model that incorporates a turnout surge in Democratic areas of the state. A model projecting lower overall turnout also shows Menendez with a comfortable lead of 51% to 39%. All leads in the current likely voter models are statistically significant.”