Kari Lake’s “standing” with Arizona voters has improved following the leak of a tape in which the chairman of the Arizona GOP appeared to bribe the Senate candidate, according to a new polling memo from the Lake campaign.
The memo, shared with the Washington Examiner, finds that 7 in 10 likely Arizona voters heard about the story. Of those, Lake’s image improved by a 2-1 margin, 30% to 15%.
Chairman Jeff Dewit, who allegedly asked Lake to name a price for her to stay out of the Senate race, resigned within 24 hours of the tape’s release. He denounced the leak as a “selectively edited audio recording” but claimed Lake had given him an “ultimatum” — quit or else more tapes would be released.
Democrats have used the tape to cast