The controversies swirling around Giannoulias and his family seem to be taking a toll on him. Where before 31% of voters viewed him favorably to 19% unfavorably, now just 21% have a positive opinion of him and 28% see him negatively.
Democratic voters don’t seem to know what to think of the issue surrounding Giannoulias and because of that 36% of them are undecided compared to only 16% of Republicans. Kirk is winning 77% of the Republican vote while Giannoulias is at just
54% of the Democratic vote. Kirk also has a 33-30 advantage with independents.
53% have no opinion of him with 24% holding a positive one and 23% a negative one. That’s pretty much unchanged from a 27/22 spread in January, further confirming the movement in the race has everything to do with Giannoulias and little to do with Kirk.
Yep. Advice to Kirk: just stop saying Republican-y things -- especially when you're being recorded at political fundraisers -- and Alexi will take care of himself.