Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Third Congressional Looks Competitive

A new robo poll from Democrats shows that ten months out the 3rd congressional district election appears close.

Incumbent Scott Tipton is below 50 percent in support and only 7 points ahead of Democrat Sal Pace – 46 percent to 39 percent.

A recent Washington Post/ABC poll shows only 13 percent of Americans approve the job congress is doing, and Republicans are rated lower (22%) than Democrats (33%).  In the PPP poll, Tipton had a 36 percent approval of the job he is doing.

The poll was commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.  The results are a reflection of Tipton’s status as a first term incumbent, the partisan registration closeness of the district and the public’s general unhappiness with anyone in Washington D.C.

See articles:
National Journal:  Lower than low

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