McCain in trouble for Senate re-election?
Could Arizona soon be represented by a Conservative Republican rather than moderate, progressive and incumbent John McCain? Challenger J.D. Hayworth is giving McCain a run for his money in the hotly contested Republican primary in Arizona. McCain presently leads Hayworth 47% to 42%.
Incumbent John McCain now earns just 47% support to challenger J.D. Hayworth’s 42% in Arizona’s hotly contested Republican Senate Primary race, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely primary voters.
McCain has been losing ground since January when he picked up 53% of the potential GOP Primary vote and Hayworth had only 31% support. Last month, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate earned 48% of the vote, while 41% of likely primary voters supported his challenger.
McCain should be troubled at the poll trending that is occurring as he continually loses ground to Hayworth.
However, no matter which Republican wins the primary both McCain and Hayworth lead the Democrat candidate. In any event it appears that Arizona will be a Republican hold in 2010.
Newly announced Democratic candidate Rodney Glassman, a Tucson City Council member, earns 32% support to Senator John McCain’s 54%. Eight percent (8%) would vote for some other candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.
If McCain’s GOP Primary challenger, former Congressman J.D. Hayworth, is the Republican in the race, he gets 48% support, while Glassman picks up 39% of the vote. Seven percent (7%) would opt for some other candidate, while another seven percent (7%) are undecided.