GOP strong in most Southern Senate contests.
Arkansas: It’s 49% for Tom Cotton (R) to 41% for US Sen. Mark Pryor (D), says Public Policy Polling (D). Real Clear Politics (RCP) average gives Cotton 48%, Pryor 41%.
Georgia: David Perdue (R) leads Michelle Nunn (D) by 48% to 44%, says an NBC/Marist poll. RCP’s average gives Perdue 46%, Nunn 44%.
Kentucky: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) leads Allison Lundergan Grimes (D) by 51% to 41%, says NBC/Marist. RCP average shows McConnell 48%, Grimes 42%.
Louisiana: It’s 44% for US Sen. Mary Landrieu (D), 36% for Bill Cassidy (R) and 15% for Rob Maness (R). In a two way race, its 50% for Cassidy, 45% for Landrieu. RCP gives Cassidy 48%, Landrieu 43% in two-way race.
Mississippi: US Sen. Thad Cochran (R) 50%, Travis Childers (D) 28%, says the CBS/New York Times/YouGov poll.
North Carolina: The latest Elon University Poll gives US Sen. Kay Hagan (D) 45% to 41% for Thom Tillis (R). High Point University/SurveyUSA shows a 44%-to-44% tie. And RCP gives Hagan 44%, Tillis 43%.
Tennessee: US Sen. Lamar Alexander (R) leads Gordon Ball (D) 55% to 33%, says the New York Times/CBS online poll.
Virginia: It’s 51% for US Sen. Mark Warner (D) to 44% for Ed Gillespie (R), with 2% for Libertarian Robert Sarvis, says the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.