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2016 Postmortem

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brooklynite

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Mon Aug 22, 2016, 07:36 AM Aug 2016

IN-SEN: Evan Bayh up +16 [View all]

The results of our August 15-18 survey conducted among 801 likely voters (+3.5%) shows that Evan Bayh maintains a strong lead over Todd Young, despite massive spending (mostly on negative ads) by the NRSC and the Koch Brothers.

Evan Bayh currently holds a solid 55%-39% lead over Young, with just 6% undecided. Bayh’s vote share is virtually unchanged from a mid-July survey conducted on behalf of the DSCC (Bayh 54%, Young 33%), despite the onslaught of negative TV ads by the GOP.

The difference between the July and August trial heat comes overwhelmingly from Republicans: Young led among GOP voters 63%-27% in July, while he has, not surprisingly, expanded his advantage to 75%-20% over the past month. Still, the fact that Bayh CONTINUES to garner one in five Republican voters is an impressive feat in today’s politically polarized world (in contrast, Hillary Clinton only garners 2% of Republicans in the contest against Donald Trump).

http://static.politico.com/ce/39/ca8c6532413a9a0c5dad0be9f5a0/bayhinternal.pdf

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IN-SEN: Evan Bayh up +16 [View all] brooklynite Aug 2016 OP
That is really good news. Taking back the Senate is critical. cali Aug 2016 #1
K&R livetohike Aug 2016 #2
REALLY great to hear this!! BlueMTexpat Aug 2016 #3
K and R oasis Aug 2016 #4
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