Republicans favor Jesse Kelly as their candidate for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Arizona House seat, according to a poll released first to POLITICO.
A Wenzel Strategies survey, paid for by Citizens United Political Victory Fund, shows Kelly is ahead of his nearest GOP primary challenger by close to 25 percentage points in the special election.
The poll, taken Wednesday and Thursday of this week, puts Kelly at 43 percent to State Sen. Frank Antenori’s 18 percent and sports commentator Dave Sitton’s 10 percent. Twenty percent aren’t sure.
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