It seems like polling months out from the November midterms are showing Democrats doing much better than they though ?
An internal poll is leaked showing Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill up by 6% points over her GOP rival in a state Trump won back in 2016….
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents up for reelection this fall, is leading state Attorney General Josh Hawley (R) by 6 points in a new poll.
The polling from the Senate Majority PAC (SMP), a Democratic super PAC aligned with Senate Democratic leadership, found McCaskill leading Hawley, 47 to 41 percent. That margin, the PAC said, is an improvement from her lead of just 2 points in the group’s poll in April.
The new survey found Hawley’s favorability rating underwater, with 21 percent of likely Missouri voters viewing him favorably compared to the 29 percent who view him unfavorably. That too is a shift from April, when Hawley had an 8-point net favorability rating.
Hawley’s unfavorable rating rose as former Republican Gov. Eric Greitens’s numbers plummeted in the state, leading SMP to argue that the scandal-ridden former governor may have dragged Hawley down. Greitens resigned late last month after accusations he blackmailed a woman with whom he had an affair with an explicit photograph that he took, and other allegations related to improper use of a political group’s donor list. Greitens has denied wrongdoing. ….