Emerson Poll: Loeffler Has 3-Point Lead Over Warnock

Emerson Poll: Loeffler Has 3-Point Lead Over Warnock loeffler in a baseball cap speaking in front of a campaign sign Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga. speaks to supporters during a campaign stop on December 13, 2020 in Warner Robins, Georgia. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

By Jeffrey Rodack | Thursday, 17 December 2020 09:30 AM

Fifty-one percent of Georgia voters are backing Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., in the state’s Jan. 5 Senate runoff, while 48% favor her Democrat challenger Raphael Warnock, according to a new Emerson College poll.

Here are how the survey results break down:

  • 29% of those between the ages of 18-29 say they support Loeffler, while 71% back Warnock.
  • 48% of those between 30-44 back Loeffler, compared to 49% who favor Warnock.
  • 58% between the ages of 45-64 support Loeffler, while 42% back Warnock.
  • 60% of those 65 years and older favor Loeffler, compared to 40% who support Warnock.

The Georgia poll, conducted Dec. 14-16, surveyed 605 voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.9 percentage points.

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