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DemocraticPatriot

(4,677 posts)
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:41 PM Oct 2022

Warnock Opens 12-Point Lead on Walker in Georgia Senate Race

Source: Bloomberg

US Senator Raphael Warnock of Georgia has opened a double-digit lead in his bid for re-election next month against Republican challenger Herschel Walker, a new poll shows.

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-10-05/warnock-opens-12-point-lead-on-walker-in-georgia-senate-race?leadSource=uverify%20wall



Yahoo news reposted more of the text here:
https://news.yahoo.com/warnock-opens-12-point-lead-181924087.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAJWaP7CLYQo5eRrV4XOklZYr_5NHdW-nUXhbBZ6F9EObBo05srhUBY78iqWOo-FXr-w0Ar2WC99_1YffswUhhzd5eydt3gHCYt0S5ZW14rn0qLEvUMxF5YKJdqamsLvCE9eymUe8YqNPh0UmXjuRD4FOz1MZ8x9y3_2xKUnrsh3e


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Warnock, a first-term Democrat and pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, leads Walker by 50% to 38%, according to a poll of 1,076 likely voters taken from Sept. 30 though Oct. 4 by Survey USA for an Atlanta-based television outlet. Previous polls showed the race to be much closer or even statistically tied.

Almost all of the polling was completed before the evening of Oct. 3, when the Daily Beast reported that Walker had paid for a former girlfriend’s abortion 13 years ago. Walker, who supports a national ban on abortion, has called the Daily Beast report untrue.

A former football star and longtime Donald Trump acolyte, Walker has also in recent days been publicly criticized and called a liar on social media by his 23-year-old son, Christian.

Walker’s support is especially weak among women, according to the poll. Although male voters were evenly split on the two candidates, women favored Warnock by a margin of 29 points. The poll, conducted for WXIA TV’s “11 Alive” news, has a margin of error of 3.7 percentage points.
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Warnock Opens 12-Point Lead on Walker in Georgia Senate Race (Original Post) DemocraticPatriot Oct 2022 OP
Crazy is hard to predict, but I will be all but holding my breath through election day on this one. hlthe2b Oct 2022 #1
Sensible women have more than enough reasons to oppose Walker. DemocraticPatriot Oct 2022 #2
That is my comfort... hlthe2b Oct 2022 #3
When your son, a 23 year old, calls you a "liar" your finished..or as they say, "That's All Folks" Stuart G Oct 2022 #4
It would seem so, of course-- but this poll was completed just BEFORE DemocraticPatriot Oct 2022 #7
i was about to bring that up CatWoman Oct 2022 #31
Roghtwingers angry with son Demovictory9 Oct 2022 #10
was going to bring that up, too CatWoman Oct 2022 #32
Ok with Walker being a sh*t candidate..just dont anyone mention his huge flaws Demovictory9 Oct 2022 #35
Unlike FL & TX, GA Is A Legit Purple State SoCalDavidS Oct 2022 #5
That was my thought too. ananda Oct 2022 #26
I thin Warnock will be fine. Now if Brainstormy Oct 2022 #44
Bright Red District SoCalDavidS Oct 2022 #47
I can just see the headlines now: catbyte Oct 2022 #6
Yeah..thats how it goes Demovictory9 Oct 2022 #9
+1 Meadowoak Oct 2022 #11
Really 38% & less than a month to go. It's laughable. Captain Zero Oct 2022 #56
This may be an outlier, but all of the recent polls have Warnock ahead. everyonematters Oct 2022 #8
Yes, it's an outlier at this time.... but DemocraticPatriot Oct 2022 #13
Vote like we're 10 points behind, even if we're 10 points ahead. Meadowoak Oct 2022 #12
The good people of Georgia will save the world again Mysterian Oct 2022 #14
Are there 3rd party candidates in this race? Is it possibly going to a run-off? AZSkiffyGeek Oct 2022 #15
Warnock has not been consistently over 50, at all... DemocraticPatriot Oct 2022 #22
A libertarian dsc Oct 2022 #23
Good news! Marthe48 Oct 2022 #16
I was hoping for this TlalocW Oct 2022 #17
please please please please IcyPeas Oct 2022 #18
On intelligence quotient alone Herschel should,.. magicarpet Oct 2022 #19
Women will beat down the pukes everywhere. pwb Oct 2022 #20
This message was self-deleted by its author magicarpet Oct 2022 #21
Unless the trend continues with new polls, it's an outlier. Nt Fiendish Thingy Oct 2022 #24
That's what I was thinking.. msfiddlestix Oct 2022 #43
How could it be that close? Jarqui Oct 2022 #25
Great news! WTG Warnock! this should be a no contest race. tdrake Oct 2022 #27
AWRIGHT! trof Oct 2022 #28
I hope he keeps a good lead. We need him in the Senate, and brer cat Oct 2022 #29
It should be 112 points. 3catwoman3 Oct 2022 #30
At what point will Hershel say the election was rigged or has he already? twodogsbarking Oct 2022 #33
Finish Him! LudwigPastorius Oct 2022 #34
Very good news indeed. honest.abe Oct 2022 #36
If this is how it's going as of BEFORE the latest news broke, calimary Oct 2022 #37
Yes! Bayard Oct 2022 #41
And it will "sink in".. Why? The election is a month away. Lot's of time for this to "SINK IN" Stuart G Oct 2022 #46
Looks like the church ladies of both sexes have gotten the message Warpy Oct 2022 #38
Excellent! COL Mustard Oct 2022 #39
The GOP chose...poorly. Lasher Oct 2022 #40
Herschel is sending out tons of begging emails but not mentioning that the GOP has cut way back on s keithbvadu2 Oct 2022 #42
There are already so many awful republican senators Mysterian Oct 2022 #45
Hershcel will lose and Oz will lose. Lots of time to discuss these liars. (Too much for them) Stuart G Oct 2022 #48
I can't believe it's that close. BobTheSubgenius Oct 2022 #49
the red belt mentality peacebuzzard Oct 2022 #51
Your lips to...someone or something's ear. BobTheSubgenius Oct 2022 #54
Senator Raphael Warnock has been doing a great job, and he deserves to be re-elected FakeNoose Oct 2022 #50
Yes! I am encouraged for this purple state again, go Senator Reverend! peacebuzzard Oct 2022 #52
This is great news Maine Abu El Banat Oct 2022 #53
Maybe some men should stay home and put more women in politics housecat Oct 2022 #55

DemocraticPatriot

(4,677 posts)
2. Sensible women have more than enough reasons to oppose Walker.
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:46 PM
Oct 2022

I think they will make the big difference on this one, especially.

hlthe2b

(102,987 posts)
3. That is my comfort...
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:46 PM
Oct 2022

Even without the specific abortion issue, this cretin has to remind every one of them (regardless of race) of the very worse they have encountered from men in their lives--whether "exes" or those who assert (or try to assert) authority over them.

DemocraticPatriot

(4,677 posts)
7. It would seem so, of course-- but this poll was completed just BEFORE
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:51 PM
Oct 2022

the abortion story broke, and all the rest...




SoCalDavidS

(9,999 posts)
5. Unlike FL & TX, GA Is A Legit Purple State
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:50 PM
Oct 2022

I'm cautiously optimistic about Reverend Warnock's chances.

Less optimistic about Stacey's chances, which is a real shame, since she's brilliant, and one of our finest candidates. Since it's a Purple state, I'm thinking she'll finish closer than Beto & Charlie will in their Governor races.

SoCalDavidS

(9,999 posts)
47. Bright Red District
Thu Oct 6, 2022, 10:14 AM
Oct 2022

Unfortunately, America is going to be stuck with MORONS like her and Gaetz for a LONG, LONG Time.

catbyte

(34,705 posts)
6. I can just see the headlines now:
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:51 PM
Oct 2022

"Warnock Clings to a 12-Point Lead in Race With Walker, Tightening Expected."

I'm so sick of this crap, and they do it all the time. RepubliQans "surge" while Democrats "cling."





Captain Zero

(6,991 posts)
56. Really 38% & less than a month to go. It's laughable.
Tue Oct 11, 2022, 10:01 AM
Oct 2022

Herschel might as well grab his helmet and head to the locker room. He's getting snuffed in the fourth quarter.

DemocraticPatriot

(4,677 posts)
13. Yes, it's an outlier at this time.... but
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:57 PM
Oct 2022

but the last few days have been pretty bad for Walker... lol


If there is to be a "pink wave" or women's surge against Republican candidates in this election,
the women of Georgia have a LOT more reasons to vote against Walker, than just abortion rights...

What excites me most about this poll result, is the margin of women against Walker... against him by 29 percent, whereas men are split more evenly. If that is near accurate, it will be impossible for Walker to win.

Mysterian

(4,655 posts)
14. The good people of Georgia will save the world again
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:57 PM
Oct 2022

If I ever see Hershell Walker as a U.S. senator, I'm moving to Timbuktu.

AZSkiffyGeek

(11,365 posts)
15. Are there 3rd party candidates in this race? Is it possibly going to a run-off?
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 05:58 PM
Oct 2022

I guess if this poll holds it won't but has Warnock been consistently over 50?

DemocraticPatriot

(4,677 posts)
22. Warnock has not been consistently over 50, at all...
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 06:09 PM
Oct 2022

This is the only poll I can recall which showed him at over 50 percent... but there are undecideds of course.

I presume there are some small 3rd-party candidates on the ballot, as it has been noted that a run-off is possible.

TlalocW

(15,417 posts)
17. I was hoping for this
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 06:01 PM
Oct 2022

The party as well as the conservative nutbag churches will never give up one of their candidates no matter how many times one of their candidates betrays a GOP tenet, but the voters will. If they can't support a religious candidate like Warnock who is pro-choice, they also can't support one that's actually been involved with a woman getting an abortion. They'll probably still vote, but they'll sit out the Senate race.

magicarpet

(14,785 posts)
19. On intelligence quotient alone Herschel should,..
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 06:03 PM
Oct 2022

... quietly bow out and head for the showers. With the towel of shame drapped over his head. How many flagrant lies is this guy entitled to dish out ?

Response to DemocraticPatriot (Original post)

msfiddlestix

(7,302 posts)
43. That's what I was thinking..
Thu Oct 6, 2022, 08:39 AM
Oct 2022

this is the first time I've read where Warnock was ahead to any degree. From my reading this excerpt, it appears the poll is an Atlanta tv news source (?) based in Atlanta? If only the rest of the state was like Atlanta.

xing fingers it becomes a trend.

Jarqui

(10,150 posts)
25. How could it be that close?
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 06:19 PM
Oct 2022

It should be a massive landslide ...

And yet Abrams who has been so good on so many issues is still 5 pts or so behind the guy who arguably cheated her out of office with massive voter purges in 2018

brer cat

(24,818 posts)
29. I hope he keeps a good lead. We need him in the Senate, and
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 07:00 PM
Oct 2022

the republicans will steal this if it is close.

calimary

(81,993 posts)
37. If this is how it's going as of BEFORE the latest news broke,
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 08:02 PM
Oct 2022

just imagine what kind of bump Warnock is gonna get as that reality sinks in!

Warpy

(111,797 posts)
38. Looks like the church ladies of both sexes have gotten the message
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 08:49 PM
Oct 2022

"Vote for a real minister instead of some Republican fraud who can't even get the slogans right."

Works for me, Warnock has been great.

keithbvadu2

(37,572 posts)
42. Herschel is sending out tons of begging emails but not mentioning that the GOP has cut way back on s
Wed Oct 5, 2022, 10:24 PM
Oct 2022

Herschel is sending out tons of begging emails but not mentioning that the GOP has cut way back on supporting him.

Mysterian

(4,655 posts)
45. There are already so many awful republican senators
Thu Oct 6, 2022, 09:43 AM
Oct 2022

But if I see Herschel fucking Walker as a senator I'll be thinking about getting out of this country.

peacebuzzard

(5,200 posts)
51. the red belt mentality
Thu Oct 6, 2022, 01:36 PM
Oct 2022

its everywhere in the state. bunch of crazy people in one place; kind of hard to deal with on a daily basis.
I spend lots of time in GA; tough town for the Dems...but hopefully the tide will turn again and again here.

FakeNoose

(33,426 posts)
50. Senator Raphael Warnock has been doing a great job, and he deserves to be re-elected
Thu Oct 6, 2022, 01:23 PM
Oct 2022

Georgia deserves BETTER than Herschel Walker, and even the Repukes can see it.

Well done Senator Warnock!

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