Senator Portman is one of the most popular politicians PPD has polled this year to date. 59% of likely voters in Ohio approve of the job he is doing in the U.S. Senate, while just 36% disapprove. Governor Kasich’s approval rating is at just 43/51, down from 47% in May!
In the 2018 Senatorial race Josh Mandel expanding his lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio. In May, the state treasurer led 49% to 44%, but that 5-point advantage has now widened to 8 points, 50% to 42%. Independents break for the state treasurer by a large 51% to 39% margin, up from 47% to 43% in May. Moderates, which backed Sen. Brown 54% to 40% in the previous PPD Poll, now prefer the incumbent by only 6 points, 49% to 43%.
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