Political Insiders Poll: Will the United States default on its debt?

National Journal
Oct. 3, 2013, 11:38 a.m.

Who’s run­ning: Sen. Sam Brown­back (R), state Sen. Tom Hol­land (D), An­drew Gray (L), Ken Can­non (Re­form)

Money: From 7/1-9/30, Brown­back raised $864K, had $1.18M in ex­ist­ing funds, spent $1.4M and has $600K CoH. Hol­land raised $366K dur­ing the 3rd, had $103K in ex­ist­ing funds, spent $395K and has $74K CoH.

Poll times: Poll open at 7am and close at 7pm ET

Clos­ing ar­gu­ment: Brown­back ran “Keep­ing A Pledge“, em­phas­iz­ing the prom­ises he’s kept as a pub­lic ser­vant. Hol­land ran “Res­ults“, hit­ting Brown­back on his re­cord while laud­ing his own.

News­pa­per en­dorse­ments: Brown­back won the bulk of en­dorse­ments, in­clud­ing Lawrence Journ­al World and Wichita Eagle. Kan­sas City Star en­dorsed Hol­land.

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Brown­back Hol­land Poll­ster Date MoE 59 32 Sur­vey­USA 10/22-26 4.2 R+ 60 32 Sur­vey­USA 10/10-12 4.0 R+
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