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Poll: Shaheen, Brown tied in New Hampshire

posted at 11:29 am on January 31, 2014 by

Is this ad taking a toll on the incumbent Senator it’s targeting?  Brownmentum:

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is tied with former Massachusetts Republican Sen. Scott Brown in a new survey of the New Hampshire Senate race — even though Brown hasn’t officially entered the race…The survey, from bipartisan consulting firm Purple Strategies and first reported in The Boston Globe, gives both Shaheen and Brown 44 percent support among likely New Hampshire voters. Shaheen leads Brown among women, 46 percent-38 percent, but Brown takes 51 percent of men and has a 9 percent lead with independents.

The president’s poll position is weak across many 2014 battleground states, which is a significant predictive factor in midterm cycles.  Democrats appear to be giving up entirely on winning back the House, shifting their focus and money to defending their Senate majority — which looks more imperiled by the day.  The election is nine months away, and it’s already triage time.  Wait until a flurry of stories like this hits in September and October.

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The election is nine months away, and it’s already triage time. Wait until a flurry of stories like this hits in September and October.

…that usually is about the time the trolls come out of the muck in the septic field here at HotAir…so… why are they late?

KOOLAID2 on January 31, 2014 at 11:42 AM

So did Scott Brown cross the border into New Hampshire and magically become CONSERVATIVE?

Missilengr on January 31, 2014 at 1:24 PM

So did Scott Brown cross the border into New Hampshire and magically become CONSERVATIVE?

Missilengr on January 31, 2014 at 1:24 PM

New Hampshire ain’t what it used to be.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:56 PM

I’m actually surprised Brown is doing that well in NH. It’s not that they don’t like liberal Republicans; they don’t like Masshole carpet-baggers.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:58 PM

I’m surprised Brown is doing that well. NH folk generally don’t appreciate Ma$$hole carpet-baggers.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:59 PM

New Hampshire ain’t what it used to be.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:56 PM

I’m surprised Brown is doing that well. NH folk generally don’t appreciate Ma$$hole carpet-baggers.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Some things haven’t changed for us natives. They don’t even have to be carpet-baggers. :>)

PatHenry on January 31, 2014 at 2:10 PM

The Donks can only afford to give up on a House race if there’s no Senate race. If there’s a Senate race, they run the risk of the coattails pulling the Senate race away.

njcommuter on January 31, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Well, that’s appropriate since they’re about tied in ideology as well.

hrh40 on January 31, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Meh, wouldn’t believe this poll as there are other pollsters in NH that do better, like the UNH poll.

That being said, I live in the central part of the state and we’ve been bombarded for weeks by anti-Shaheen radio ads. They’re running as local spots on the political talk shows (Rush, Glenn Beck). So maybe this poll is reflective of something.

Del Dolemonte on January 31, 2014 at 3:04 PM

New Hampshire ain’t what it used to be.

rhombus on January 31, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Well, some things are becoming very strange here.

Earlier this week, an attempt to place a moratorium on the construction of wind farms and other energy projects was defeated. But the ones in favor of the moratorium were…the Democrats.

Del Dolemonte on January 31, 2014 at 3:29 PM

What strikes me the most is how the sheeple of the Northeast love carpet baggers.

Bleed_thelizard on February 1, 2014 at 9:33 PM