Politics & Policy

Boxer 4 Points Ahead in New Poll

Sen. Barbara Boxer has maintained a four-point lead over Republican Carly Fiorina in a new Fox News poll, backed by 48 percent of likely voters to Fiorina’s 44 percent. Three percent of voters remain undecided.

Both candidates have had a slight decrease in their unfavorable ratings and an uptick in their favorable ratings.  Half of likely voters have an unfavorable view of Boxer, while 45 percent view her favorably.  Forty-seven percent view Fiorina unfavorably, while 39 percent have a favorable view of her.

Voters are split nearly 50/50 on how they think President Obama is doing, although 71 percent think the administration’s economic policies have either hurt or made no difference in California.

The poll’s margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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