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Exclusive FOX10 Poll: Undecided voters may hold key to Moore/Jones race

MOBILE, AL (WALA) -

Undecided voters may decide the Alabama U.S. Senate race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore. The FOX10 News/Strategy Research statewide poll of 3,000 likely voters, taken on November 13, shows Moore leading Jones 49% to 43% with 8% undecided.

Of those who indicated they would vote in the December 12 election, Moore lost 3 percentage points from the poll two weeks ago while Jones showed a 2 percent increase in support. Undecided voters went from 7 percent to 8 percent.

Among typical Republican voters,  Moore showed an 8 percent loss of support from our latest FOX10 News poll two weeks ago while Jones picked up 3 percent.    

When asked if the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Moore had influenced their support, 36 percent of all likely voters said they intended to vote for Jones anyway, 35 percent said the allegations made them more likely to vote for Moore, 11 percent said the allegations made it less likely they would vote for Moore and 18 percent said they were either undecided, or that the allegations made no difference to them.

Taking a closer look at what are undecided voters are thinking:

  •  6%  said the allegations made them MORE likely to vote for Roy Moore.
  • 44%  said the allegations made them LESS likely to vote for Roy Moore.
  • 51%  said they were undecided or that the allegations made no difference in their vote.

The FOX10 News/Strategy Research survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percent. It involved a random landline, triple qualified sample.  To be counted, respondents must be active, registered voters; having voted in either the November, 2016 presidential election or one of the U.S. Senate primaries in the summer of 2017; they must also be self identified in the poll as someone certain to vote in the election. 

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