Arkansas Senate Race: Dem Senator Blanche Lambert Lincoln in Trouble Against Republican Challegers Hendren, Baker, Coleman & Cox

RUT-ROH … another Democrat in trouble at the hands of Obamacare.

Barack Obama has already become an anchor in the Democrat Party. It took GWB 8 years before many Republicans did not want him to make any appearances on the campaign trail. It has taken Obama less than one year to accomplish the same. Don’t look for Obama to be making any stump speeches for Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas.

And the news out of Arkansas for Senator Blanche Lincoln in her re-election bid in 2010 does not look good as she is in some real trouble. The incumbent Democrat Senator finds herself behind, in the most recent Rasmussen poll, all four Republican challengers. What is dragging Lincoln down? Obamacare of course. 56% of Arkansas voters strongly oppose the congressional health care plan, while just 18% strongly favor it.

As she did in September, Lincoln trails four possible Republican challengers in the latest Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 survey. In fact, support for the incumbent ranges from only 39% to 41% in these match-ups.

The two-term senator, who was reelected with 54% of the vote in 2004, appears more vulnerable because of her visible and pivotal role in the Senate debate over health care. Lincoln was the last Democrat to vote for allowing the debate to formally begin, and she has taken pains to point out that a vote to begin debate is not a vote for the bill.

To make matters even worse, when those with less intense opinions are included, 65% oppose Obamcare while only 32% of Arkansas voters support the government take over of healthcare. Blanche Lincoln does not have more than 41% of the vote against any of her Republican challengers. OUCH!

2010 Arkansas Senate Race

Kim Hendren (R) 46%
Blanche Lincoln (D) 39%
Some Other Candidate 6%
Not Sure 9%

Gilbert Baker (R) 47%
Blanche Lincoln (D) 41%
Some Other Candidate 6%
Not Sure 7%

Curtis Coleman (R) 44%
Blanche Lincoln (D) 40%
Some Other Candidate 7%
Not Sure 9%

Tom Cox (R) 43%
Blanche Lincoln (D) 40%
Some Other Candidate 7%
Not Sure 10%

Looks like Democrats will be losing yet another Senate seat in 2010. The Gateway Pundit reminds us that during the debate to open Obamacare Lincoln said government is too big to fail. However, it appears that the Arkansas voters are about to show Lincoln what failure looks like up close and personal.

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