Guess Which Nevada Senator is Less Popular than John Ensign
Got it on the first try, huh?
While Senator Ensign’s sudden fall in the polls has gotten the headlines, Harry Reid is even more unpopular. And while Ensign next seeks reelection in 2012, Harry Reid is up next year:
At 39 percent, Ensign’s diminished favorable rating is slightly higher than that of the state’s senior senator, Majority Leader Harry Reid (34 percent), and far above that of the dismally unpopular Gov. Jim Gibbons (10 percent).
“That sure says something, that the guy involved in the adultery scandal is the most popular senior elected official in the state,” Sabato said. “I don’t know what it says, but it says something.”
Now if only the Nevada GOP could find a credible challenger…