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Inside Elections has moved North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race from Tilts Republican to Toss-Up, the latest sign of momentum for Cal Cunningham and troubling news for Senator Thom Tillis.
This marks the third ratings change in a month following three polls that show Cal Cunningham beating Tillis, and a new poll that has the Senator’s approval rating at just 22 percent in North Carolina.
Last week, Cal’s campaign announced it had raised $1 million in its third quarter, and “has raised more money at this point in the race than Tillis has in 2013.”
Inside Elections noted that Senator Tillis “has an image problem,” while acknowledging that “Cunningham’s profile will help him over-perform the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, especially because of the appeal of his service in the Army,” calling him a “frontrunner.”
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Inside Elections: 2020 Senate Overview (Oct. 11, 2019): North Carolina
October 11, 2019
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