According to a new leftist poll from Data for Progress, Republican Kari Lake is beating Democrat Katie Hobbs by four percentage points.
Data for Progress, a left-wing pollster, shows former television news anchor Lake with 51 percent compared with Hobbs at 47 percent in a poll of 768 likely voters from Sept. 15 to 19.
Lake also performed slightly better in terms of favorably, with 47 percent of those polled having a favorable view of her compared to 43 percent for her opponent. In terms of unfavorable numbers, the Republican is at 47 percent compared to Hobbs’ 44 percent.
45 percent of those polled said that “addressing economic conditions, like inflation and the cost of food and gas” was the issue they were most concerned about. The Phoenix metropolitan area has the highest annual inflation rate in the country at 13 percent.
The other issues listed were about whether Democrats or Republicans were moving toward extremes and abortion access.
The poll, which has a margin of error of four points, also shows a close U.S. Senate race between Republican Blake Masters and Democrat, where masters only trails by one percentage point — 48 to 47 percent.
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