EXCLUSIVE WTHR/HPI Poll: Todd Young up big in GOP Senate race


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – Representative Todd Young has a 12-point lead over Representative Marlin Stutzman in his quest to fill Indiana’s open senate seat.

Young is up 43% to Stutzman’s 31% according to the WTHR/HPI Indiana Poll.

The poll shows a quarter of GOP voters are still undecided.

The poll’s demographic breakdown reports a strong lead for Young in nearly every demographic category.

The lone lead for Stutzman is in the men 18 to 54 years old demographic where he leads 40% to 36%. Stutzman is also more competitive in the campaign for independent voters, but he still trails Young by 7-points.

The winner will face former Representative Baron Hill in November in the battle for retiring Senator Dan Coats’ seat.

WTHR commissioned the poll with Howey Politics Indiana. The poll surveyed 500 likely voters via landline or cell phone in the state from April 18-21. It has a four-point margin of error.