Poll Shows Congressman Blum Statistically Tied with Challenger Abby Finkenauer in First District Race

DUBUQUE—Today the campaign of Congressman Rod Blum announced a new poll that shows Rep. Blum statistically tied with challenger Abby Finkenauer, 43 – 44%.  8% of voters currently undecided.

“These numbers show that despite our opponent’s totally negative campaign which is almost completely funded by donors outside of Iowa, Congressman Blum is in a familiar polling position and in good shape to be reelected in just 26 days,” said Blum campaign spokeswoman Alexah Rogge. “Congressman Blum will take nothing for granted and will keep working hard every day to win this race so he can continue being an independent voice for Eastern Iowans in Congress.”

The executive summary of the survey is attached.

The survey of 400 registered voters was conducted October 3rd – October 4th on behalf of Rod Blum for Congress and the NRCC by the polling co, inc, and has a margin of error of +/- 4.9%