Skip to comments.Final PPP poll shows Tillis down, Brannon & Harris up in GOP Senate primary (NC)
Posted on 05/05/2014 8:13:19 PM PDT by Qbert
RALEIGH, NC (WECT) Greg Brannon and Mark Harris showed improved numbers while Thom Tillis saw his support slip in the final Public Policy Polling survey of the North Carolina Republican Senate primary campaigns.
In a PPP poll done April 26-28, Tillis had support from 46 percent of the responders, with Brannon at 20 percent and Harris at 11 percent. In the final poll done over the May 3-4 weekend, Tillis had the support of 40 percent, with Brannon up to 28 percent and Harris at 15 percent. The 40 percent mark would keep Tillis at the level he needs to secure the nomination without having to go through a July runoff election.
According to a news release sent with the PPP data, Brannon and Harris saw increases as voters report having seen more from their campaigns. Both men had an 8-9 point increase in the percentage that have seen their TV ads.
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Hard to believe the Kay Hagan ads could hurt Thom Thillis. The splicing of the tape sounded like a parody of an attack ad.
Tillis is a bad candidate for November. Hagan vs Hagan lite.
Tillis will fix immigration and fix Obamacare.
Hagan sees a path to victory through the RINO.
My first wish is that Tillis DOES NOT get 40% of the primary vote.
My 2nd wish is that Greg Brannon DOES get 40% of the vote.
My educated guess would be that my first wish will come true but that my 2nd wish will not come true.
Therefore my 3rd wish is that Greg Brannon buries Tillis in a landslide in the runoff.
“Hagan sees a path to victory through the RINO.”
You are kind of a dummy. Hagan is bashing Tillis because she wants to run against someone else besides Tillis.
from the article:
“But the warnings didnt come from any of the seven opponents Tillis will face in Tuesdays GOP primary, where he has been regularly attacked as not conservative enough. Instead, they were paid for by Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat who will face the eventual GOP nominee in November.”
That’s about right.
I don’t agree with you Hagan’s ads would only appeal to lo fo Dem voters and would not have much of an impact on Republican voters. I think her supporters assume she’ll face Tillis, period.
So, who do we want?
I can see that theory. But if Tillis wins with 41% she is on to a good strategy. There is going to be some angry voters who wanted to at least have the RINO earn it through a runoff.
I want a runoff with Brannon. Make Tillis earn it. I think people will be happier in the end if they have a runoff.
"Tillis is a bad candidate for November. Hagan vs Hagan lite.
Tillis will fix immigration and fix Obamacare."
Yep. We already have enough little GOP-e muppets bowing down to the Chamber of Amnesty to "fix" Obamacare. We don't need anymore.
“I want a runoff with Brannon. Make Tillis earn it....”
If it goes to a runoff, Tillis will lose to Brannon. And that will happen in spite of massive national GOPe support for Tillis.
There was a big rally with Rand Paul today. Let’s hope the GR is fired up enough to keep Tillis under 40%. After that, he’s toast.
Establishment lowlifes literally throwing everything including the kitchen sink into stopping Brannon. If he wins, McDaniel and others are in with a very real shot.
If Tillis wins, Rove will do a victory lap and more money from his chamber of crony capitalism buddies. We all know if Brannon wins, Karlo will knee-cap him on Fox.
He will. If there is a runoff, it’s lights out for Tillis and Rove.
Hagan would crush Tillis in the same way Kaine crushed Allen.
Hagan fears Tillis. She is rooting for Brannon. I hope this is not Sharon Angle or Christine O’Donnell redux or De ja vu.
“Hagan fears Tillis. She is rooting for Brannon I hope this is not Sharon Angle or Christine ODonnell redux or De ja vu.”
The League for the Protection of Endangered RINOs has checked in.
Vote Brannon in today’s republican primary not the Rove candidate. If he ends up winning this thing make sure he doesn’t talk about the following subjects with off the cuff answers abortions in cases of rape, witches, Donald Sterling/ any issue about race, illegal immigration, etc. or any wild personal charges, not paying taxes, how he made his money.
They have to have a runoff first which Tillis could still win.
Sharron Angle beat Sue Lowden 40-30.
i just voted for Brannon, as did my wife.
good for you.
I hope you saw the movie “the hunger games, catching fire”
And when November comes “Just rememeber who the real enemy is”
Down with Hagan!
Nope, the league of patriots who hate losing has shown up!
Remember these losers:
Partial list of Prominent losing candidates:
Sarah Palin, ran for VP
Ken Cuccinelli, governor
Todd Akin, Senate
Richard Mourdock, Senate
Sharron Angle, Senate
Christine O’Donnell, Senate
George Allen, Senate
Joe Miller, Senate
Ken Buck, Senate
Alan West, House
Doug Hoffman, House
JD Hayworth, Primary
Barry Goldwater, President
I am tired of losing winnable elections by dissing the so called RINO’s with losers. This is why we have Harry Reid calling shots in the senate and stopping all the good bills from House. And why we have president Zero using his pen to bypass congress.
May be you like losing elections, I do not.
And that helped get the bastage Harry Reid in position of power. Was very dumb move to run a politically dumb candidate like Sharon Angle. Wishful thinking is not the shortest route to victory.
You are nuts. I notice your list fails to include the endless stream of establishment losers. Not counting the Bush-era morons who lost in a wave circa 2006-8, how about Denny Rehberg, Tommy Thompson, Linda Lingle, Linda McMahon, Rick Berg, Pete Hoekstra and on and on and on and on.
Tillis thinks Obamacare was a “Good Idea”. He tried to force the exchanges onto NC but was thankfully stopped by the senate. He’s been endorsed by Commie Core Jeb. Brannon BEATS Hagan in the polls. Tillis LOSES to Hagan in the polls.
If you’re a patriot who hates losing, then so is Karl Rove. Nothing could be funnier! If you want more Juan McLames in the senate, go for it. Most here will support the Ted Cruz types.
Good. Unfortunately, the shills are out in full force for Toll-road Tillis.
My point was that runoffs usually stop troubled candidates and sometimes RINOs. Lowden would have outspent Angle and maybe won.
Akin may have lost if he had to face Steelman or Brunner.
I think Tillis would have beaten Brannon in a runoff because of the jury verdict. Im happy Tillis only won 46%. He will have problems beating Hagan because he is such a RINO.
McConnell can’t let amnesty pass if he wants to survive.