In the poll, 60% of voters are undecided on who they will support in next years Senate primary.
The poll does show what will likely become a part of Addis’ messaging against fellow candidate Congressman Lou Barletta. According to the poll, 79% of voters disapprove of the job Congress is doing. Addis will likely also message as the person who can help the party find its way. 65% of voters agreed with the statement “the Republican Party has lost its way.”
According to the poll, Barletta currently has the lead in terms of name recognition, with 22%, while Addis and fellow candidate state Rep. Jim Christiana were both in the single digits.
Internal poll results should always be taken with a grain of salt, as they often ask a large number of questions, and only publish the results that reflect best on their campaign. ‘
The poll was conducted by Bellwether Research & Consulting, which is based out of Alexandria Virginia. The poll surveyed 600 likely Republican Primary voters and newly registered Republicans from September 20th-24th. The margin of error was 4%.
The polling memo is below.