Republicans Divided and Undecided on Boxer Challenger

Posted on October 12th, 2009 — in Elections and Voting :: National Affairs :: Polls and Surveys

Field Poll: GOP Primary Voters
[Field Research Corporation]

The two Republicans most likely to challenge Barbara Boxer in her bid for a fourth Senate term received lukewarm support in the most recent Field Poll of Republican voters. State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) is favored by 20%, while businesswoman Carly Fiorina, who has not yet formally announced her candidacy, is at 21%. Nearly 60% of respondents were undecided. In matchups against the Republicans, Boxer holds leads of 17 points over DeVore and 14 points over Fiorina.