Poll shows that in general election, Tierney loses to Tisei, while Moulton beats him by double digits
Salem, MA — Today, Emerson College Polling Society released a poll showing that Seth Moulton and John Tierney are in a dead heat with John Tierney at 47% and Seth Moulton at 44% (+/-4.33% margin of error). The poll also found that, in the general election, John Tierney will lose to Republican Richard Tisei 51% – 43% whereas Moulton has a significant lead on Tisei 44% – 36%.
"The fact is, Seth Moulton is the best, and only, chance to keep this seat blue in November," said Carrie Rankin, communications director at Seth Moulton for Congress. "Democrats who have begrudgingly stood with John Tierney in the past are happy to know that this year there is an alternative who shares their Democratic values."
Momentum is trending with Moulton. To date, seven newspapers have endorsed Seth, none has endorsed John Tierney. In the last week, The Boston Globe and Boston Herald have endorsed Seth Moulton. Yesterday, he was endorsed by five additional newspapers from across the 6th district, including: The Salem News, Gloucester Times, Daily News of Newburyport, Lawrence Eagle Tribune, and Wicked Local North of Boston, which publishes more than 30 weekly newspapers in communities across the 6th district. Highlights of the endorsements can be viewed here.