Midterms 2018: Polling and Ads Update – October 26
NEW AD: The Republican Governors Association released a new TV ad in the Ohio governor’s race on Thursday criticizing Democrat Richard Condray’s record.
NEW POLL: New York Times and Siena College released a poll on Wednesday showing NM-02 in exact tie. Center Forward Committee released an ad this week touting Xochitl Torres Small as New Mexico’s “Best Shot“.
NEW POLL: Poll released on Tuesday by Fabrizio, Lee & Associates for the NRSC shows Attorney General Patrick Morrisey leading Senator Joe Manchin in West Virginia’s senate race.
BATTLEGROUNDS: Democratic candidates are looking to win in Republican leaning districts across the country this year. What ads are some of the most competitive candidates running this week? Check them out below!
Brendan Kelly – Terra
Paul Davis – Common Sense People
Dan McCready – Keep Lying About Me
Clarke Tucker – Basic Decency
Kathy Manning – Respect Hard Work
Jeff Van Drew – Two Doors
Anthony Brindisi – Got Something Done
Abigail Spanberger – Superhero
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