This poll is a REPUBLICAN generated one…
And it has Moore behind by double digits…
It is the second poll out (The first) with Democrat Jones leading…
The Real Clear Politics average up to now, but NOT including the just released NRSC poll has Moore up +3%….With the spread from this new poll Moore’s average is gonna drop….
Larry Sabato has moved this race to a tlean Democratic…
Increasingly?….. Some Republicans are thinking that the seat WILL switch parties….
Alabama GOP nominee Roy Moore is polling 12 points behind his Democratic opponent Doug Jones in the wake of allegations that Moore had initiated a sexual encounter with a minor, according to a poll from the Senate GOP’s campaign arm.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee’s (NRSC) poll, which was obtained by The Hill, found that Jones was leading Moore by a double-digit margin, 51 to 39 percent. The polling was conducted the day after The Washington Post reported on the allegations.
The survey also found that Moore’s favorability has dropped to 35 percent, compared to an NRSC poll from October that had him at 49 percent. Politico first reported about the poll….
So have most voters in Alabama been racing to defend Moore?
“Maybe they’re not,” said Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), a 31-year veteran of the Senate and his state’s elder political statesman. Shelby suggested Tuesday that there were likely many voters that are “just as concerned” with Moore’s alleged behavior as there are staunch defenders of the former judge.
But Shelby said Republicans who believe the allegations are, for now, staying quiet.
In this regard, Shelby fears there is a silent majority opposed to Moore that will show up at the polls and soundly defeat him….