Arkansas Senate Race: Another Democrat Blanche Lambert Lincoln in Trouble … Trails Republican Challengers Hendren, Baker, Coleman and Cox
Don’t look now, but another Democratic incumbent Senator is in trouble for the 2010 midterm elections. This time it is Arkansas Senator Blanche Lambert Lincoln. She trails all of her Republican challengers in a recent Rasmussen poll.
Another Democratic senator may be at-risk in 2010. Arkansas’ Blanche Lambert Lincoln trails all four of her leading Republican challengers in the first Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 survey in the state.
Lincoln fails to get 50% of the vote in any of the match-ups, and any incumbent who falls short of that level is considered vulnerable. In three of the match-ups, however, she is virtually tied with the challengers at this time.
As stated at Real Clear Politics, want to know why Blanche Lincoln voted against the so-called “public option” yesterday of Obamacare? You need to look no further than the trouble she is in fore reelection. This will be the case with numerous Democrats where they can deny it all they want, American’s do not want any part of Obamacare or a socialized government run healthcare system.
Blanche Lambert Lincoln received 54% of the vote in 2004; however, failed to get anywhere near the incumbent benchmark of 50% against any of her challengers.
- State Senator Gilbert Baker runs best against Lincoln so far, beating her by eight points – 47% to 39%. Five percent (5%) like some other candidate, with eight percent (8%) undecided.
- State Senator Minority Leader Kim Hendren beats Lincoln 44% to 41%, with five percent (5%) favoring another candidate and 10% undecided.
- Curtis Coleman, a private businessman with ties to former Arkansas governor and presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, holds a 43% to 41% lead over the incumbent. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and 11% are undecided.
- Just as close is Tom Cox, head of the Arkansas T.E.A. Party, who leads Lincoln 43% to 40%, with six percent (6%) favoring another candidate and 11% undecided.
Get inside more of the numbers at Race 4 2012.