Democrat Doug Jones has a 50 percent to 40 percent lead over Republican Roy Moore in a new Fox News poll released Monday morning — his biggest lead in any public survey of Alabama’s special Senate election.
The poll found 8 percent of likely voters were undecided, and 2 percent were supporting another candidate. Fox News’ last poll, conducted last month, gave Jones a 50 percent to 42 percent lead.
Most public surveys in the past week have shown Moore with a small lead over Jones.
One potential explanation for the difference between the Fox News’ poll and other surveys: Jones leads Moore by 30 points among voters interviewed on cell phones, who tend to be younger, while the race is even among voters interviewed on landlines. Other surveys, some of them automated polls, have not included calls to cell phones.
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