- More than 50% of Mississippi voters described themselves as conservative or Tea Party Republicans, compared to only 24% who described themselves as Moderate Republicans.
- McDaniel voters are much more likely than Cochran voters to say that they want to send a message with their vote as opposed to just voting for their candidate of choice.
- Voters are fairly evenly split about whether they want a senator who can reach across the aisle and break gridlock or one who will stand firm on political principles.
- Voters are also split on whether Cochran’s long tenure in the Senate is an asset or a liability.
- And, finally, more than 75% of Mississippi voters say that they have paid some or a great deal of attention to news coverage of Eric Cantor’s surprise loss in VA.
Ken Strasma is CEO and Co-founder of HaystaqDNA