Poll Shows Louisiana Doesn’t Like David Duke

8 in 10 across most groups dissaprove of the Senate candidate

Posted August 2, 2016 at 8:03am

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke faces sky-high disapproval ratings as he runs for the Republican nomination for Senate in Louisiana, according to a new poll.  

More than 80 percent of 614 respondents had an unfavorable view of Duke, regardless of race, gender or party affiliation, a University of New Orleans poll  shows.  

The poll was conducted July 27 and 28 via robocall and had a margin of error of 3.95 percentage points.  

Duke announced  his candidacy for Senate last month, citing the rise of Donald Trump.  


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He faces U.S. Reps. Charles Boustany and John Fleming, state Treasurer John Kennedy, former Rep. Joseph Cao, state Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell and several others in the November 8 jungle primary for the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. David Vitter.  

The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report /Roll Call rates the race Safe Republican .

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