Trump- Kavanaugh Effect: Republican Marsha Blackburn Opens Up 8-Point Lead In Tennessee Senate Race Over Bredsen



According to a recent CBS poll, Republican Marsha Blackburn has taken the lead over Democrat Phil Bredsen by 8 points. This shift has come about following the recent campaign rally with President Donald Trump in Johnson City, TN and the Brett Kavanaugh SCOTUS nomination process and vote. The tide has swung in Tennessee as Republicans have become energized. The actions by Democrats in the Kavanaugh nomination hearings and Democrat Bredesen’s refusal to say how he would have voted until the very end when he had to has cost him dearly. The fence-riding Bredesen was backed into a corner and forced to make a call. No matter what he did, he was doomed. Bredesen is a Democrat in a red state that Trump won easy in 2016. Bredesen has been trying to play the I am an independent card, even though he is running as a Democrat and tied to Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

This is second poll to have Blackburn in the lead and margin is growing. Look for Tennessee race to move to leans GOP from toss up.

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Republican Marsha Blackburn has an eight-point lead over Democrat Phil Bredsen in Tennessee’s U.S. Senate race, according to the latest poll from CBS News.

The poll shows likely voters favor Blackburn over Bredesen 50% to 42%.

Just last week, President Donald Trump held a Make America Great Again rally in Johnson City, intended to help Blackburn’s campaign.

This is the beginning of the end for Bredesen and his good ole boy act. Now that Bredesen has stated he would have voted for Kavanaugh, Democrats, especially far left Democrats are jumping off the ship and tearing up their yard signs.

Posted October 9, 2018 by
2018 Elections, Polls, Senate | no comments

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