The Democrat the media and the GOPe helped in Alabama is actually faring better than Our Thom. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who barely escaped going to federal prison on corruption charges, is doing better than Thom.
Morning Consult runs quarterly polls in each of the 50 states on the popularity of all 100 US senators. Here’s the meat and potatoes for their Q2 2019 findings:
- Tillis has the lowest favorability rating of any Republican in the chamber.
- Tillis has the lowest favorability rating of any senator up for reelection in 2020.
- If you made a list of the most vulnerable senators in the upper chamber on Capitol Hill, Tillis would be at the top.
- Thirty-two percent of North Carolinians who participated did NOT KNOW Thom Tillis. Thirty-five percent disapproved of him. Thirty-three percent approved of him.
Remember — ONLY NORTH CAROLINIANS were asked about Tillis and Burr. ONLY KENTUCKIANS were asked about McConnell and Paul, and so forth and so on.
Here’s another interesting tidbit on Tillis’s precarious state:
[…] And in North Carolina, Tillis is 2 points underwater, down 3 points since the first quarter of 2019 and 11 points since Trump took office.[…]
For what it’s worth — I am hearing that the Garland Tucker team is holding “polling briefings” for key groups of people around the state that are inspiring more and more interest in Mr Tucker.