New Hampshire Senate 2010 Election: Republican Ayotte First To Reach 50%


Former State Attorney General Republican Kelly Ayotte the first among the GOP candidates to reach 50%. It would appear that Republicans will hold the US Senate seat of the retiring Judd Greg. In the “Live Free or Die” state, the recent vote for Obamacare by Democrats like House of Representative Paul Hodes has adversely affected his chances to become the next Granite state Senator.

All three Republicans candidates for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire show modest gains in support this month, with former state Attorney General Kelly Ayotte the first to reach 50%.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in the state finds their Democratic opponent, Congressman Paul Hodes, falling below 40% for the first time against all three of the GOP contenders.

Ayotte’s support has ranged from 46% to 49% in surveys stretching back to last September.

Barack Obama and Obamacare will play a role in this Fall’s midterm election. Nearly 60% of NH voters believe in repealing Obamacare. look for Republicans to hold the US Senate seat in 2010.

While 54% of voters nationwide favor repeal of the health care plan, 58% share that view in New Hampshire, including 47% who strongly favor repeal. Thirty-eight percent (38%) are opposed to repealing the plan, with 32% strongly opposed.

All three Republicans earn 80% or more of the votes of those who strongly favor repeal of the health care plan. Hodes picks up 76% to 82% support from those who are strongly opposed to repeal depending on his opponent.

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  • Comments

    2 Responses to “New Hampshire Senate 2010 Election: Republican Ayotte First To Reach 50%”

    1. Grassroots on April 12th, 2010 9:39 am

      Too bad Ayotte has a stinky record and the grassroots does not support her.

      - Did not prosecute voter fraud
      - Did not prosecute Ruth Griffin
      - Did not prosecute kiddie porn charge on Dem Party Chair
      - Helped Dem Governor try to grab JUA funds

      ..and the list goes on.

      We don’t trust this woman!

    2. Wayne from At The Water Cooler on April 13th, 2010 1:19 am

      Linked to your post from We The People – New Hampshire

      Be interesting how it play out. Now that is it Ayotte’s seat to lose. Instead of Judd Greg’s incumbent seat.

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