According to a poll from Fox10 News taken on Monday, although undecided voters may well decide the Alabama U.S. Senate race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore, Moore is still leading by six percentage points despite the allegations of sexual harassment that have been leveled against him.
The FOX10 News/Strategy Research statewide poll sampled 3,000 likely voters; it showed Moore leading Jones 49% to 43% with 8% of voters undecided.
When asked who they would vote for in the December 12 election, Moore lost 3% from his showing two weeks ago; Jones gained 2%. Undecided voters rose from 7% to 8%. Moore lost the support of 8% among GOP voters; Jones gained 3% from the same crowd.
36% of all likely voters said the recent allegations about Moore didn’t change their intention to vote for Jones; and another 35% said they were more likely to vote for Moore; 11% said they were less likely to vote for him. 18% said they were either undecided, or that the allegations made no difference to them.
Among undecided voters, only 6% said the allegations made them more likely to vote for Roy Moore, while 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.