Campaign Update - April 30, 2010
Come Support Kelly!
Tomorrow afternoon will be the first NH Republican Senate debate. We’ll be holding a rally in support of Kelly before the debate begins outside the NH Institute of Politics.
If you’d like to show your support for Kelly and join us at the sign wave, please contact our Field Director, Harold Parker.
What: Ayotte Sign Wave prior to the debate
When: Saturday May 1st at 2:00 PM
Where: Outside the NH Institute of Politics,100 St Anselm Drive Manchester 03102
After the rally, you can see the debate as coverage will be streamed live on www.pegondemand.tv
WMUR Granite State Poll Shows Hodes Once Again Losing to Ayotte
A new WMUR Granite State Poll released yesterday shows that Kelly Ayotte’s lead in the WMUR Granite State Poll (UNH) has grown to 15 points over Democrat Paul Hodes.
In a matchup between Hodes and Ayotte, 47% of New Hampshire likely voters say they would vote for Ayotte, 32% would back Hodes, and 21% are undecided. Ayotte continues to do better than Hodes among her party, getting 79% of the Republican vote compared to Hodes getting 65% of the Democratic vote. Ayotte has also improved as she now holds a lead among political independents by 44% to 23%. In February, Hodes held a slight lead among independents 31% to 29%.
See the complete results here.
Foster’s: Ayotte banks on leadership, courage in Senate bid
"I would say that my strength is leadership ... and a record of results of getting things done," she said in an interview with Foster's Daily Democrat editors on Thursday…The Republican outlined her priorities and fielded questions during the hour-long editorial board meeting. She said the nation needs to get its fiscal house in order, free small businesses from the uncertainty of rising taxes and growing regulation and make sure national security doesn't resort to a "pre-9/11 mentality."
"Courage is actually what will be most important in getting one and two done," Ayotte said, referring to her priorities. "If we keep borrowing money, spending twice as much money as we're taking in, we're not going to put ourselves in a strong position going forward."
Read the full article here.