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Quinnipiac Poll: 60 Percent Favor Moore Expulsion If Elected

Quinnipiac Poll: 60 Percent Favor Moore Expulsion If Elected
Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore (AP)

By    |   Tuesday, 12 December 2017 02:38 PM

A Quinnipiac University poll found 60 percent of voters favor Republican Roy Moore being expelled from Congress if he wins the Tuesday election in Alabama, while 31 percent oppose it.

Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct when he was in his 30s.

Here are the highlights from the poll:

  • 25 percent of Republicans favor expelling Moore, compared to 65 percent who oppose it.
  • 86 percent of Democrats say Moore should be expelled, while 9 percent are against it.
  • 63 percent of Independents favor expelling Moore, compared to 28 percent who oppose it.
  • 63 percent of all those polled do not approve of President Donald Trump's endorsement of Moore, while 21 percent support it.
  • 56 percent of those polled say if Moore is elected and the Senate does not expel him, it would damage the Republican Party's reputation; 38 percent disagreed.

The poll, conducted Dec. 6-11, surveyed 1,211 voters nationwide. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percent points.

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A Quinnipiac University poll found 60 percent of voters favor Republican Roy Moore being expelled from Congress if he wins the Tuesday election in Alabama, while 31 percent oppose it.
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