Grasley is the toughest race since 1980, leading Franken by eight points: Voting


Sen. Chuck ernest grassley (R-Iowa) is eight points ahead of Democratic challenger Mike Franken among Iowa voters who have the potential to be the closest race since winning the Senate more than 40 years ago. I am.

According to the 7th Senator, 47 percent more than Franken’s 39 percent. Des Moines Register-Mediacom Iowa Poll.

According to The Des Moines Register, it’s the first time Glasley has voted less than 50% of challengers since being elected Senator in 1980.

Glasley, 88-year-old Republican Senator, Quiet speculation About his potential retirement when he announced his practice for the eighth term in September.

Grassley Win the Republican primary in Iowa In June, he won a 73.4% vote, defeating Republican challenger Jim Carlin.

Former Admiral Franken robbed 55.1 percent of the state’s vote Democratic primaryDefeated former MP Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa), who won 40% of the votes.

Des Moines Register-A study by Mediacom Iowa shows that Democrats and Republicans in Iowa are more likely to support party candidates and less likely to switch parties. 6% of Democrats and 4% of Republicans said they would vote for candidates in the general election. selection.

A poll conducted from July 10th to 13th found a 4% error in 597 voters in Iowa.

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