First, Lincoln (D) in AR who now trails 4 possible Republican opponents according to a new Rasmussen poll.
State Senator Gilbert Baker is considered by some to be Lincoln’s strongest potential challenger, and he leads her 47% to 41%.
Curtis Coleman, a private businessman with ties to former Arkansas governor and presidential hopeful
Mike Huckabee, holds a 44% to 40% lead over the incumbent.
Tom Cox, head of the Arkansas T.E.A. Party, leads Lincoln 43% to 40%
Nineteen percent (19%) of Arkansas voters have a very favorable opinion of Lincoln, while 36% view her very unfavorably. Those numbers are considerably weaker than they were earlier. In September, 26% offered a Very Favorable opinion and 28% said Very Unfavorable.
Key finding: “Two major trends have shown up in both polls to give Castle the early advantage. The first is an overwhelming 52-23 lead with independents. That mirrors a national trend of strong Republican performance with that group, although Castle’s edge is particularly large. The second is that he wins over far more Democrats than Biden does Republicans