A new Democratic Senate Majority PAC survey (Global Strategy Group; 6/11-13; 804 MO likely voters) finds Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) moving into her strongest position within this current election cycle. Recovering from hits taken during former Governor Eric Greitens’ (R) extra-marital affair scandal that forced him from office prior to impeachment and being charged with felonies, Attorney General Josh Hawley (R) has now fallen behind Sen. McCaskill, 47-41%, according to the GSG results. Previous polls have shown a much closer race, a spread usually in the plus or minus two percentage point range.
Likely due to his handling of the Greitens scandal and removal from office, Mr. Hawley’s personal favorability index dropped to 21:29% positive to negative. By contrast, Sen. McCaskill registers 47:45%.
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