Saturday, October 30, 2010
Longtime Republican Senator John McCain appears on track to an easy reelection Tuesday in Arizona.
The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows McCain picking up 52% of the vote, while his Democratic challenger Rodney Glassman draws support from 32%. Nine percent (9%) prefer some other candidate, and seven percent (7%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
This race remains Solid Republican in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Senate Balance of Power Rankings.
Earlier this month, McCain held a similar 54% to 33% lead over Glassman, the former vice mayor of Tucson. McCain, a member of the U.S. Senate since 1987, has received 52% to 57% of the vote in matchups with Glassman since April. Support for the Democrat has ranged from 28% to 37% over the same period.
The survey of 500 Likely Voters in Arizona was conducted on October 28, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
Incumbent Republican Jan Brewer remains well ahead of Arizona’s Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard in the state’s gubernatorial contest.
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