A new poll has Alaska Republican challenger beating incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Begich by two (2) percentage points. Our Latest Political Poll Projection has this race: Sullivan (R) +3
At this stage, the race is essentially in a dead heat following the Alaska Primaries last week. Prior to that, the incumbent enjoyed a modest lead over all challengers.
Alaska is critical to Republican hopes of taking control of the Senate, and, coming off last week’s state GOP primary, the Alaska Senate race is a near tie.
A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Alaska Voters shows Republican Dan Sullivan with a 47% to 45% lead over incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Begich. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate in the race, and four percent (4%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Read more here:: Alaska Senate: Sullivan (R) 47%, Begich (D) 45%
Poll Aggregation Data from Real Clear Politics:
|Poll||Date||Sample||Begich (D)||Sullivan (R)||Spread|
|RCP Average||7/5 – 8/21||–||46.3||41.7||Begich +4.6|
|Rasmussen Reports||8/20 – 8/21||750 LV||45||47||Sullivan +2|
|PPP (D)||7/31 – 8/3||673 RV||45||41||Begich +4|
|CBS News/NYT/YouGov||7/5 – 7/24||LV||49||37||Begich +12|
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