Quinnipiac University Polling released a new poll today showing 4-term Republican Senator Susan Collins trailing her Democratic challenger Sara Gideon by a whopping 12 points (54-42).
From the latest survey:
• 89% of likely voters who selected a candidate in the Senate matchup say their minds are made up; 10% say they might change their minds before the election
• Collins has a negative favorability rating (43% approve, 51% disapprove) while Gideon garners a positive 49% favorability rating versus 37% unfavorable
• Asked if the candidates care about average people, 60% of voters say that Gideon cares and while say 51% believes that Collins cares
• 53% of voters say that they would want to see the Democratic Party win control of the United States Senate
Collins won her last election with nearly 70% of the vote.
The same poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading Donald Trump by 21 points (59% to 38%).