Eye on the Senate: Here’s One Republican Sure Thing

Posted May 29, 2008 at 12:18pm

Here’s the latest addition to our round-up of polls on this year’s Senate races. Republicans are facing a wave of woes, but Democrat Max Baucus has some blessings to count. Be sure to read our Election 2008 overview of the battle for the Senate. Also, check out our Senate “Races to Watch” chart.

**Alabama:**Two-term Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions leads Democrat Vivian Davis Figures by 62 percent to 29 percent in a Rasmussen Reports survey conducted May 27. That’s a 12 point jump over his lead last month. Sessions is viewed favorably by 72 percent of voters compared to 19 percent who see him in a negative light, while Figures has a 33 percent positive rating compared to 42 percent who see her unfavorably.