Gov. David Perdue, Rep. Kelly Loeffler take 1-point lead over Democratic challengers in Georgia: poll


Meanwhile, Fabrizio WardHart Research surveyed 1,250 potential voters in Georgia’s runoff from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 and reported a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.

The survey results show a modest shift in support for the candidates in the state’s runoff, as an earlier poll found both Ossoff and Warnock ahead of their GOP counterparts.

Poll surveyed 500 likely likely voters in Georgia on Dec. 14 and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.

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Disaggregated by gender, our poll found that the two incumbent Republican senators received higher support from men, while women sided with the two Democrats.

“[…] I think this survey really shows us where this race is at. There’s no room to save here. It’s only a question of who hits the gas pedal and gets their people to the polls, because as far as the numbers go this is a dead-even race,” Towery told WAGA.

Republican incumbents Georgia Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler hold a one-point lead above Democratic candidates, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, according to a new poll.

As per the poll, 53 perecent of men said they would vote for Perdue, compared to 55 percent of females who chose Ossoff. Forty-one percent of women said they would vote for Perdue, while 45 percent of men sided with Ossoff. 

In the state’s special election, the poll found 55 percent of men supporting Loeffler and 54 percent of women voting for Warnock. Forty-one percent of men said they would vote for Warnock and 44 percent of women sided with Loeffler.

That poll, conducted by Fabrizio WardHart Research, found Ossoff leading Perdue by two points (48 percentage to 46 percentage) and Warnock ahead of Loeffler by just one point (47 percentage to 46 percentage).

For the state’s special primary election, the poll showed Loeffler – who was appointed by Gov’ Brian Kemp to replace the vacancy left by Johnny Isakson when he resigned before the end of his term – received 49 percent support, while 48 percent voted for Warnock.

‘ Washington Newsday reached out to the campaigns for Perdue, Ossoff, Loeffler and Warnock for Comment, but did not receive a response in time for publication.

However, the poll, taken by InsiderAdvatnageWAGA-TV, found 49 percent of the respondents say they would vote for Perdue if the state’s Senate runoff election were held today, while 48 percent chose Ossoff.

Results of the InsideAdvatnageWAGA-TV poll come less than three weeks before the Senate runoff vote, which is set for Jan. 5.


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