Under Moore’s polling, things would go down to the wire but Murkowski would ultimately prevail.
The polling is in line with some other recent polls in Alaska, which have also shown Gross holding a slight edge on the race in its final stretch.
The race is still far, far from a lock—it was recently upgraded to “leans Republican” by the Cook Political Report—but Harstad outlines several positive points for Gross in his memo.
Overall, it shows the measure has the support of 59% of voters while 17% of voters oppose the measure and 24% are undecided.
A statement from the pollster accompanying the results notes that Republicans have been regularly in Alaska underperforming in recent years and that this year’s presidential election may be a boon to Gross.
Every statewide Republican on the ballot is underwater with their approval rating, but it’s looking really bad for the one Republican not on the ballot this year.
More on the numbers from earlier this week.
The poll covered the days leading up to the vetoes and the days after they were released.
Two polls suggest the governor’s already having popularity problems.
After ping-ponging back and forth with Gov. Bill Walker in the first three tracker polls conducted by pollster Ivan Moore of Alaska Survey Research, Mark…