Powerful House Dem Polling Below GOP Challenger

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) hosts a bipartisan coalition of Upstate New York Members of Congress prior to President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address. From Left to Right: Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Rep. Tom Reed, Rep. Bill Owens, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Rep. Chris Gibson, Rep. Chris Collins. Via Wikimedia Commons.

According to a poll done by McLaughlin & Associates, Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) chief Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) is in hot water as his Republican challenger, Assemblyman Mike Lawler, leads him by four percentage points. 

Breitbart reports:

Lawler received 49 percent of the vote compared to Maloney’s 45 percent. With 400 likely voter respondents, the poll was conducted September 6-8 and has a margin of error of 4.5 percent.

The poll was taken less than two months before Election Day, offering hope to Republicans who believe it is possible to flip the Empire State’s Seventeen Congressional District, which “lean[s] Democrat,” according to Cook Political Report.

Responding to the poll, Lawler told the Post, “I will fight to cut taxes and spending to tackle inflation and end cashless bail to restore safety in our communities… That’s what this election is about and the poll numbers bear it out.”

Republicans across the county are aiming to take back the House by netting enough seats to obtain the majority.

Lawler added, “On Nov. 8, we will defeat Nancy Pelosi’s campaign manager and serve as a check on the Biden administration.”



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phil latio
phil latio
12 days ago

november slaughter

sam
sam
12 days ago

I hope the RED take it back, I’m rooting for them! Something needs to change for the better.

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