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Poll Confirms - McCaskill Dead Woman Walking | Missouri Political News Service

Poll Confirms – McCaskill Dead Woman Walking

March 9th, 2011 by mopns · No Comments

Will Missouri voters be reclaiming Claire’s Senate seat in 2012?

A Democrat polling firm confirmed yesterday what everybody in Missouri already knows: Claire is extremely vulnerable next year, and in unpolitically correct language, she is literally a dead woman walking when it comes to her senate career! What is particularly surprising is that Claire is only one point ahead of uber conservative Todd Akin, a man with probably little name recognition outside of St. Louis and who hasn’t even declared any interest in the race.

Public Policy Polling:

McCaskill has a small advantage against all 4 Republicans we tested against her. She’s up 45-44 on Congressman Todd Akin, 45-42 against former Treasurer Sarah Steelman, 46-40 against failed Congressional candidate Ed Martin, and 45-36 against former Ambassador Ann Wagner.

McCaskill’s leads, even as small as they are, shouldn’t be particularly reassuring for her. There are at least twice as many undecided Republicans as Democrats in each match up, suggesting that once the GOP candidates become better known they will probably catch up to her pretty quickly. Read more….



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