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Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval goes underwater among North Dakotans, 50 percent say elect someone else

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is cheered on by delegates at her nomination for the United States Senate at the 2018 ND Democratic convention. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Morning Consult has released their monthly tracking polling of key states in the midterm elections, and much like last month it’s ugly news for incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp.

You can read the full polling report here (PDF), but here’s the key data for Heitkamp showing she’s at a -1 net approval rating (44 percent approve, 45 percent disapprove) while 50 percent of respondents said it was time to elect someone else:

That’s not much change from last month’s Morning Consult poll which showed at 44 percent approval and 42 percent disapproval, but it does continue a negative trend for the Senator in this polling going all the way back to July of last year when she had a 60 percent approval rating:

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