Skip to comments.Poll: GOP Holds On To Craig's Senate Seat
Posted on 09/09/2007 2:37:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A SurveyUSA poll released yesterday shows Republicans in good shape to keep the Senate seat of disgraced GOP Senator Larry Craig, who is expected to resign at the end of the month. Lt. Governor Jim Risch (R), reportedly the most likely replacement appointee for the seat, leads former Democratic Congressman Larry LaRocco by a margin of 52%-36%. Former Governor Dirk Kempthorne, who served as a U.S. Senator in the 1990's and is currently U.S. Secretary of the Interior, leads LaRocco 55%-36%.
Congressman Mike Simpson, who has indicated that he does not want to serve in the Senate and has had sharp words for the Senate GOP leadership that abandoned Craig also leads LaRocco, by a 54%-34% margin.
No surprise here. In fact, Larry LaRocco had a sex scandal of his own several years ago.
To lose the Senate seat in ID the offense would have to involve non-consenting livestock.
Good news. But the cumulative effect of all these media-spun scandals may damage the party in the approaching national elections. Certainly the MSM’s scandal mongering had some negative effect on the midterm elections.
Democrats don’t have sex scandals.
To them it’s normal lifestyle.
Why do people write on public restroom stalls?
Because they think they are writing to their senator.
Hmmm, I dunno. Both North and South Dakota have sent Democratican Senators to Washington, and they should be at least as “red-state” as Idaho. The representation from those two states is only 1 Republican, 3 Democraticans.
And one of those three Senators is seriously impaired.
“And one of those three Senators is seriously impaired.”
It’s not a certainty that he (Tim Johnson) will seek reelection, given his delicate condition.
No it’s not. The Dims have held on to Jersey for how many years now?
Yes, Johnson, but I believe that could safely be said of nearly all Democrat senators and a handful of Republican.
That’s their intent and their hope...
ID voters are staunchly Republican and see through the spin. It’s the eeny-meeny-miny-mo voters in swing states like Ohio, Missouri, and New Mexico that should concern us.
With having to spend resources in ID and NE, the extreme Left is free to zero in on Sununu, Collins, Coleman, Smith of OR, and the open seats in Va and Co. The Dems should snag at least three of the seats mentioned.