Sen. Kay Hagan leads several potential Republican challengers in a new poll
RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) – A new poll shows incumbent North Carolina Senator
Kay Hagan leads several potential Republican challengers for her seat in
Congress. Hagan will be up for reelection in 2014.
The poll, done January 10-13 by Public Policy Polling, shows Hagan with
a lead of at least six points over possible opponents, including Rep. Renee
Ellmers (46-40), Rep. Virginia Foxx (47-40), Rep. Patrick McHenry (45-39),
state Sen. Phil Berger (47-38) and state House Speaker Thom Tillis (47-37).
Hagan appears somewhat vulnerable in 2014, but the big question for Republicans
is whether or not they can find a strong statewide candidate to challenge the
Democratic incumbent," Dean Debnam, President of Public Policy Polling, said in
a news release.
January poll also showed Hagan with a 34% job approval rating, 36% disapproving
of her performance and 31% not sure. Inside her party, only 49% of Democrats
approve of Hagan's job performance and 35% of Democrats aren't sure.
Click here to see the details of the poll. Copyright 2013 WECT. All rights reserved.
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