Polling Suggests Democrats Likely to Lose Control of Senate in 2022

Various polls indicate Democrats are likely to lose control of the Senate in 2022 if trends continue.

Per Newsmax:

With the current Senate split evenly along party lines — with Vice President Kamala Harris able to cast tiebreaking votes — losing one seat would swing control to the Republicans.

A new poll shows Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., could be vulnerable in 2022, Newsweek reported Friday.

Her opponent, Republican Adam Laxalt, holds a 39% to 37% lead, based on a poll conducted from Sept. 11-15 by Republican pollster Chris Wilson of WPA Intelligence.

In the poll, conducted among 504 likely voters with a margin of error of 4.4%, 12% of respondents were undecided and another 12% chose “none of the above.”

“Internal polling from September shows that this has quickly become a very tight race,” Laxalt campaign polling memo said. “With each passing day of the Biden presidency, the environment gets better for Republicans.”

Another poll, conducted Aug. 9-14 by VCreek/AMG poll, showed Laxalt holding a 10-point cushion. That poll was conducted among 567 registered voters and had a margin of error of 4.11%.

Democrat incumbents besides Cortez Masto also appear vulnerable.

GOP New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu leads Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., 49% to 48%, according a Saint Anselm College poll conducted Aug. 24-26. That poll had a margin of error of 2.3% and surveyed 1,855 registered voters.

In Georgia, Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., leads former NFL star Herschel Walker by just 2 points, according to a Public Policy Polling survey conducted Aug. 4-5. The poll was conducted among 622 voters and had a margin of error of 3.9%.