Race for Assembly District 47 a Statistical Tie; Environment Swinging Republican
(Bermuda Dunes, CA) – Today, the Greg Wallis for Assembly campaign announced the results of a recent survey of likely voters in Assembly District 47.
Testing the ballot, Wallis and Holstege are in a statistical tie with Wallis garnering 42% of likely voters and Holstege with 43%. 14% of likely voters remain undecided. Among independents, Wallis wins 48% to Holstege’s 42%. In a previous poll conducted in August, Wallis was down 37% to Holstege’s 43% on the initial ballot among all respondents.
When asked if the election for State Assembly was held today which party’s candidate would the respondent vote for, 49% preferred the generic Republican while 45% preferred the generic Democrat. Independents are also showing strong support for the generic Republican candidate with 55% supporting the generic Republican to 37% supporting the generic Democrat.
Looking at the environment, 51% of respondents believe the state is headed on the wrong track while 44% believe it’s headed in the right direction. Among independents, the gap increases with 55% wrong track and 38% right direction.
Job approval numbers bode poorly for Democrats. President Biden is underwater 5 points with 47% approving and 52% disapproving. Biden is further underwater with independents, 43% approve and 57% disapprove of the job he’s done as president. Governor Newsom is also underwater among independents with 41% approving and 59% disapproving.
On the issues, the top three of four favor Republican positions. Reducing crime was the top issue with 19%, abortion 17%, reducing the cost of living at 16%, and creating jobs at 11%.
Moore Information Group conducted the survey of 300 likely voters in California’s 47th Assembly District. The survey was conducted September 23‐28, 2022, and has a margin of error of ±6%.
The new 47th Assembly District is made up of two counties. Riverside County makes up 76% of the voters in the district while 24% are in San Bernardino County. The largest city in the district is Yucaipa, followed by Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and Beaumont. The Republican candidate at the top of the ticket won it in 2016 and the Republican gubernatorial candidate carried it in the last midterm election in 2018.
To learn more about Greg Wallis and his campaign for Assembly, head over to GregWallis.org.
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