Nearly 8 in every 10 Utah voters don't think Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchLobbying world Congress, stop holding 'Dreamers' hostage Drug prices are declining amid inflation fears MORE (R-Utah) should run for reelection, according to a poll released Thursday.
"That's the highest I've ever had in the years that I've done the research," he told the Utah newspaper.
Jones — who noted he previously worked for the Utah senator's campaigns — added Hatch tends to preform better than polls predict, calling Hatch a "tough one to measure."
Hatch's office brushed off the poll numbers, arguing he's focused on his job.
"Senator Hatch is seizing the opportunity of having a Republican administration in office to deliver for the people of Utah," said Hatch's chief of staff, Matt Sandgren.