Halter Leads Likely Voters in Runoff 48-46, Overnight Poll Shows
Majority Support for populist fighter over DC Insiders and Wall Street
"This is not a left vs. right debate. Voters care about who is going to fight for them in Washington against special interest lobbyists."
- Charles Chamberlain, Political Director DFA
Democrats in Arkansas believe Blanche Lincoln is on the side of lobbyists, not their side.
46% say she is more on the side of lobbyists, 42% believe she is on their side.
35% of Democratic voters believe Halter is on their side; only 14% believe he is more on the side of lobbyists.
Democrats in Arkansas want Democrats in Washington to fight harder against corporate special intersts like Wall Street and Insurance Companies.
53% said they don't think Democrats in Washington are fighting hard enough against special interests.
68% of Democrats say they would vote for a candidate who supports regulating Wall St over decreasing government spending.
68% prefer candidate supported by progressive Democratic groups over Wall St. special interests.
Democrats in Arkansas believe health care reform is important and favor the bill Congress passed.
87% said health care reform was important.
47% to 38% favor the bill Congress passed. 52% of those opposed say it doesn't go far enough.
77% favor the national government offering a Medicare buy in public option.