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Fox News released a poll today that showed retired astronaut and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Mark Kelly with a 17-point lead over appointed Sen. Martha McSally.
That's way outside the survey's =/- 3.5 percent margin of error.
, a Republican who lost a 2018 Senate race to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema but was later appointed to the Senate seat previously held by the late John McCain by Gov. Doug. Because she was appointed, McSally must face voters again this year (and whoever wins in November will have to defend the seat in 2022).
With only one recent exception, McSally has consistently trailed Kelly in polling, as
now puts Kelly ahead by an average of 11.3 percentage points. McSally has decried the poor numbers as "fake polls."
The Fox News poll also showed Democrat Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump in Arizona. Biden had the support of 49 percent of likely voters, while Trump had the support of 40 percent.