Skip to comments.NEBRASKA SENATE RACE: BEN SASSE SURGES TO 14-POINT LEAD
Posted on 05/10/2014 6:26:06 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Conservative Nebraska Senate candidate Ben Sasse has opened up a 14-point lead in the latest poll before Tuesday's GOP primary.
A Megellan Strategies survey of likely GOP primary voters, 92% of whom said they would definitely vote in the May 13 primary, found Sasse leading with 38%, while liberal Republican Sid Dinsdale is in second with 24%. Establishment Republican Shane Osborn, who is backed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), is in third with 20%.
Sasse is endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT), conservative talk radio host Mark Levin, the Club for Growth, the Senate Conservatives Fund, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Madison Project, and Citizens United, among others. Sasse's campaign started to gain momentum when he staunchly opposed Obamacare and blasted the Washington establishment for not fighting fiercely enough to defund it. That angered McConnell, who has backed Osborn, and groups that have falsely attacked Sasse on the Obamacare issue. Citizens United, though, ran a commercial for Sasse that featured Lee, the architect of the defund-Obamacare strategy, vouching for Sasse's conservatism and opposition to Obamacare.
"Don't be fooled by false attacks against conservative Ben Sasse," Lee says in the ad. "Ben Sasse has always opposed Obamacare. Period."
Dinsdale has recently been assailed as a "counterfeit conservative" for having donated to liberal Democrats. His family members have had prominent positions with Planned Parenthood, and Dinsdale has said that he would always vote to raise the debt. He has also taken the position that pro-life issues are not worth fighting for right now. Sasse has surged, as evidenced by his 14-point lead, after Nebraskans became aware of Dinsdale's liberalism and Osborn's ties to McConnell. Last week, Sasse led by six points.
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After next Nov., 2010 will look like the good old days to the Dems.
Sarah pointed out that the GOPe should not spike the ball and seems so happy at a Tea party loss.
I agree, for their own good the GOPe better make peace with the true conservatives. If we stay home they lose, ask Romney he got millions less votes than McCain. Some conservatives sat home.
But, but, but...Gallup says the Tea Party is dead.
The Sarah Palin effect.
I can never hear the name “Dinsdale” without thinking of the Monty Python sketch.
This is just the beginning. The GOP Establishment must pay dearly for their constant attacks on conservatives. Sasse will win.
But, we must move quickly to help Matt Bevin. The Kentucky primary is 10 days away. We can’t allow Mitch McConnell to become the Senate Majority Leader. That is a fast track to amnesty.
Donate whatever you can to Matt Bevin...the next 10 days are critical:
Go Sasse. FK McConnell.