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NC Dem Senate Candidate Falls Behind in New Poll After Extramarital Sexting Scandal

A new Eastern Carolina University poll has Republican Senator Thom Tillis edging Democrat challenger Cal Cunningham with 46% support compared to 45%.

A previous ECU poll shows a tied race. Most other polling has shown Cal Cunningham with a lead, but Cunningham is now embroiled in an extramarital sexting scandal.

Cunningham’s campaign confirmed the tests were his.

Meanwhile, Republican Senator Thom Tillis is currently in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

Cunningham cancelled a recent Facebook live event.