Politics Poll Shows Ossoff's Lead Over Handel Narrow Slightly In Georgia House Race

02:16  18 june  2017
02:16  18 june  2017 Source:   MSN

Jon Ossoff raises another $15 million

  Jon Ossoff raises another $15 million Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff raised $15 million in just two months for a House special election viewed by many Democrats as a referendum on President Trump and his policies. WASHINGTON — Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff raised $15 million in just two months for a House special election viewed by many Democrats as a referendum on President Trump and his policies.

A new poll released by WSB-TV on Friday night showed Democrat Jon Ossoff ’ s lead over Karen Handel Shrink slightly in the special election to fill an open U.S. House seat in Georgia .

The scenarios showed Ossoff with narrow leads over Gray, Moody and Handel in hypothetical matchups, while Hill has a one-point lead over Ossoff in the contest. Why this election is getting national publicity. Why the Handel - Ossoff runoff in Georgia could be costliest US House race ever.

Republican Karen Handel campaigns at a restaurant in Johns Creek, Ga., Friday, June 16, 2017, ahead of runoff election to replace former Rep. Tom Price. Democrat Jon Ossoff is trying for an upset over Handel in the GOP-leaning 6th Congressional District that stretches across greater Atlanta's northern suburbs. © AP Photo/Alex Sanz Republican Karen Handel campaigns at a restaurant in Johns Creek, Ga., Friday, June 16, 2017, ahead of runoff election to replace former Rep. Tom Price. Democrat Jon Ossoff is trying for an upset over Handel in the GOP-leaning 6th Congressional District that stretches across greater Atlanta's northern suburbs.

A new poll released by WSB-TV on Friday night showed Democrat Jon Ossoff’s lead over Karen Handel Shrink slightly in the special election to fill an open U.S. House seat in Georgia.

Ossoff led Handel by 1.7 points, 49.7-48, among likely voters in the poll conducted by Landmark Communications. In the last WSB-TV/Landmark poll released last week, Ossoff led Handel by 2.5 points.

Ossoff Leads Handel in Most Expensive House Race: Poll

  Ossoff Leads Handel in Most Expensive House Race: Poll Ossoff has raised record amounts of cash and leads in the latest poll. But both parties caution that the race will be close.Democrat Jon Ossoff pulled ahead of Republican Karen Handel in the latest poll of a closely-watched Georgia special congressional election after he reported raking in an unprecedented $15 million over the past two months.

NEW POLL : Jon Ossoff , Karen Handel In Dead Heat In Georgia ’ s 6th District Runoff – viralshoc says […] latest poll , out Sunday, from Gravis Marketing shows the race neck and neck–a dead heat with Ossoff ahead well within the […]

Conversations with the TPM community

The poll released on Friday surveyed 800 likely voters on June 15 with a margin of error plus or minus 3.46 percentage points.

This article was written by Caitlin MacNeal from Talking Points Memo and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to legal@newscred.com.

What If Donald Trump Doesn’t Sink The Republican Party? .
We already know that an electorate can be happy with a president and dislike his party. Why can’t the reverse be true? What if Donald Trump doesn't hurt the GOP?What if Republican voters who don’t particularly like Donald Trump are also able to compartmentalize their votes? What if they dislike Democrats more than they do the president? What if, rather than being punished for Trump’s unpopularity, local candidates are rewarded for their moderation? This, of course, would be a disaster for Democrats. And Tuesday’s run-off election in Georgia’s sixth district shows that it might be possible.

Source: http://us.pressfrom.com/news/politics/-59977-poll-shows-ossoffs-lead-over-handel-narrow-slightly-in-georgia-house-race/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!