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10.15.19

New Signs That Tillis Is “Sweating” His Primary Challenge From Garland Tucker

Senator Thom Tillis’ campaign has launched a new microsite attacking his primary opponent Garland Tucker as a “Never-Trumper” and branding himself as “President Trump’s endorsed candidate,” the latest in a series of actions to try to save his reelection campaign. Tillis “appears to be sweating” his primary because he’s underwater among North Carolina’s GOP voters who have booed him at GOP rallies.

The new site follows two consecutive ads in a single month designed to “blunt criticism from within his own party” and portray Tillis as an ally to the President.

Tillis’ vulnerability has been on full display causing top race raters to move the race to toss-up, including Inside Elections and Sabato’s Crystal Ball

Read more about Tillis’ ongoing challenges: