Election 2012

Mixed Bag for Incumbent Democrats in Latest Swing State Senate Polling

The incumbent Democrat is up in Florida, but his colleague in Wisconsin is down to a former governor. The race in Ohio remains tight for the incumbent Democrat there


There's bad polling news from Florida. A recently released Quinnipiac poll puts incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson 9 points ahead of Republican challenger Connie Mack, 49-41. This follows a Rasmussen poll that has Nelson up by 7 points.

On the positive side, Quinnipiac's poll of the Wisconsin Senate race shows Tommy Thompson leading Democrat Tammy Baldwin by 6 points, 50-44.