A swing state Senate race poll released by Quinnipiac this week shows Former Governor Ted Strickland with a six point lead over Rob Portman.
The same poll shows that Republican Senator Portman would beat Democrat P.G. Sittenfeld (49-24) if the election was held today.
According to Quinnipiac:
[Portman] has a 49 – 28 pethat rcent job approval rating and a 43 – 21 percent favorability. Strickland gets a 47 – 29 percent favorability rating, while 85 percent of voters haven’t heard enough about Sittenfeld to form an opinion.