New Poll Shows Landrieu Leads Senate Race
A new poll on Louisiana's U.S. Senate race shows Sen. Mary Landrieu leading three Republican challengers.
In a survey of 600 voters, 39 percent favored her, while 26 percent preferred GOP Congressman Bill Cassidy. UL Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says the poll also shows 52 percent of the voters disapprove of Landrieu's job performance.
State Rep. Paul Hollis and retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness received single-digit support in the poll. Other recent polls showed Landrieu and Cassidy are in a statistical tie, but Cross says he believes this latest survey is more accurate.
This latest survey was paid for by Baton Rouge businessman Lane Grigsby, and it was conducted by Magellan Strategies. Cross says the poll also indicates that 28 percent of the voters are undecided.