Polls show McDaniel ahead in Mississippi GOP race, but....
06/14/2014 9:05 AM
06/14/2014 2:21 PM
New polls say Chris McDaniel has pulled ahead of Sen. Thad Cochran in their battle for the Mississippi Republican Senate nomination.
There are still a lot of soft and undecided voters out there.
The McDaniel campaign is touting new findings by WPA Opinion Research showing the state senator with an 8 percentage point lead.
"It is clear Chris McDaniel is well positioned to win on June 24," says a polling memo from the firm. WPA is known for helping conservative political candidates.
Earlier polls conducted by Chism Strategies and Strategic National showed McDaniel with a smaller lead. He inched out a win over Cochran in the June 3 primary.
The WPA poll, though, shows 10 percent of the electorate remains undecided. McDaniel still has an advantage--43 percent say they definitely support him, compared to 38 percent for Cochran.
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.