Tue Sep 28, 2021 AT 11:46 AM EDT
Will President Joe Biden’s crashing approval ratings hurt Democrats’ chances of holding onto the Senate? It certainly looks that way right now. A poll from the Democrat-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) early last month had Democrat incumbent Raphael Warnock up by a mere two points in a matchup against Trump-backed Herschel Walker, but a new CDMedia poll shows that Walker, the frontrunner for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, is currently leading Warnock by 5 points.
“A more fired-up Republican base has already coalesced behind Herschel Walker and the crossover vote favors him, as well,” Big Data Poll Director Rich Baris said. “But the size and scope of Walker’s advantage over Raphael Warnock is blinding when drilling down on area and region.”
Baris notes that Walker is “is dominating among all the key regional demographics.” Read Full Story