MO Sen: Claire McCaskill Leads by Six

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 1:51 pm

The horrible image problems and extremely right wing positions of Republican candidate Todd Akin may just barely allow Claire McCaskill to hold onto her Senate seat in Missouri. According to Public Policy Polling McCaskill currently holds a six point lead. From PPP: PPP’s newest poll of the Missouri Senate race finds Claire McCaskill expanding her [...]

Todd Akin Is on His Own . . . For Now

By: Monday August 20, 2012 5:04 pm

Pressure is growing by the hour on Rep. Todd Akin (R) to drop out of the Missouri Senate race after his statement about “legitimate rape.” Both Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) have directly called on him to withdraw, while many top Republicans are strongly hinting he should. Even Senate Minority Leader [...]

Missouri Sen: Claire McCaskill in Serious Trouble

By: Monday August 13, 2012 2:07 pm

Incumbent Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill (D) probably did catch a serious break when Rep. Todd Akin, the weakest of the Republican candidates, managed to narrowly win the primary last week. Polling before the primary showed him doing worse than the other top candidates. Yet even against a flawed challenger McCaskill is in serious trouble. The [...]

Todd Akin Wins Missouri GOP Primary as Claire McCaskill Hoped

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 11:47 am

In yesterday’s Missouri primary, Rep. Todd Akin managed to narrowly win his party’s Senate nomination with 36 percent of the vote. He beat out both self-funded businessman John Brunner, who got 30 percent, and former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, who got 29 percent, for the chance to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. Akin [...]

An Amazing Night for Rick Santorum

By: Wednesday February 8, 2012 10:17 am

Last night Rick Santorum wildly beat expectations by pulling off the triple play, three wins in three contests. Santorum won the caucuses in both Minnesota and Colorado.  He also scored a huge victory in the non-binding Missouri primary.  That was helped by the fact Newt Gingrich chose not to get on the ballot for this [...]

Primary Night Primer: Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri

By: Tuesday February 7, 2012 3:19 pm

Tonight will feature three state events related to the Republican Presidential primary. Colorado and Minnesota will both be holding their caucuses this evening starting at 7 pm local time. In addition there is a totally non-binding primary in Missouri. Polls close at 7 pm local time. It is purely a beauty contest that will have [...]

Romney Has Big Lead in Colorado, Tied in Minnesota

By: Monday February 6, 2012 12:03 pm

Tomorrow two more states, Colorado and Minnesota, are holding their Republican Presidential primary caucuses. In both states Mitt Romney is in relatively good shape according PPP, the only company that has done recent polling in the two states. In Colorado, Romney holds a big lead, while in Minnesota he barely trails Rick Santorum by two [...]

NV Sen: Reid-Angle Race Remains Tight as Democrats Struggle with Projected Low Turnout

By: Wednesday October 6, 2010 6:39 pm

The Senate race in Nevada remains incredibly tight according to the latest survey from CNN/Time Opinion Research. The poll also found that Harry Reid is being badly hurt by disintrest from Democratic-leaning voters adversely affecting projected turnout this year in Nevada. CNN/Time Opinion Research (PDF) (10/1-5) Likely Voters Harry Reid (D) 40 Sharron Angle (R) [...]

MO Sen: Carnahan, Blunt Effectively Tied; Missourians Still Hate the Individual Mandate

By: Friday August 27, 2010 1:50 pm

Democrat Robin Carnahan is effectively tied with Republican Roy Blunt in the race to become Missouri’s next senator according to the latest poll from Missouri State University: Missouri State University (Including leaners) (8/7-22) Robin Carnahan 48.4% Roy Blunt 48.8% Other Candidate 2.8% This poll is in contrast to what little other recent polling we have [...]

Conservative American Action Forum Polling Finds Several House Dems in Serious Trouble

By: Thursday August 26, 2010 12:36 pm

American Action Forum, a right-wing answer to the Center for American Progress created by several prominent Republicans, is out with new poll data on nine competitive House races. The polls were conducted by Ayres, McHenry and Associates, Inc., and the sample size was rather small–400 likely voters in each district. All poll results listed include [...]

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