Sunday, October 17, 2010

CD8: Giffords & Kelly Still Neck and Neck Coming Down the Stretch

Posted By on Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 9:57 PM

Screen_shot_2010-10-17_at_9.54.01_PM.png

Nate Silver at the New York Times gives Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords slightly better odds in his latest forecast on the CD8 race, while Isaac Wood of Sabato's Crystal Ball moves it from "leans Democrat" to the toss-up category. Wood's analysis:


AZ-8 is a race that Democrats insist is salvageable, as incumbent Gabrielle Giffords has received some support from conservative sources and faces a political newcomer with Tea Party ties in Jesse Kelly. Kelly’s huge fundraising haul and energized supporters, however, show that he is not to be taken lightly. This will be a closely contested race on slightly Republican turf, and given Gifford’s slim wins in heavily Democratic years, this may be her toughest challenge yet.

Read the whole thing here.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Staff Pick

Are You Concerned About Someone Else's Drinking?

Al-Anon Family groups meet daily to help family members and significant others. Call 323-2229, or visit al-anon-southernaz.org… More

Ongoing

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Cinco de Mayo: You Might Want to Learn About the History Before All the Tacos, Tequila & Cervezas (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. McSally Comes Under Fire From Democrats After Supporting Provision That Would Delay New Predatory-Loan Protections for Military Members (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Your Best Bets for Mother's Day Brunch Around Tucson (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. The Desert Goddess of Glen Canyon (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. The Value of Going to College (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2015 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation