Poll: Kelly leads GOP incumbent McSally by five points in Arizona Senate race

Sen. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Business groups, sensing victory, keep up pressure over tax hikes Kelly raises million in third quarter MORE (R-Ariz.) trails her Democratic challenger Mark KellyMark KellyThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden's public moment of frustration Democrats say change to filibuster just a matter of time Democrats torn over pushing stolen-election narrative MORE by 5 points in a survey released Thursday by the Democratic-leaning firm Public Policy Polling.

Kelly led McSally 47 percent to 42 percent in the poll, which also found 12 percent of voters unsure.

Thirty-seven percent say they approve of McSally’s job performance, compared with 46 percent who disapproved. 


A plurality of respondents, 46 percent, said they voted for President TrumpDonald TrumpDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame Overnight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul MORE in 2016, compared with 43 percent who voted for Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Armageddon elections to come Poll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' MORE and 11 percent who did not vote or voted for someone else.

The poll also found approval of Trump underwater in the state, with 51 percent disapproving, 45 percent approving and 5 percent unsure. Trump is statistically tied in hypothetical head-to-head match-ups with both Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFiscal conservatives should support postal reform  Gallego went to New York to meet Sinema donors amid talk of primary challenge: report Five Democrats the left plans to target MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors On The Money — Vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses nixed Warner tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case MORE, leading the former and trailing the latter by 1 point each, well within the survey's margin of error.

The poll was conducted March 2-3 among 666 Arizona voters by cell and landline phones. It has a 3.8 point margin of error.