Cisneros has been dogged by sexual harassment allegations as well as has been the subject of attack ads by the Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican super PAC that will has also targeted some other Democrats in tight races. One of the PAC’s ads repeated the misconduct allegation against Cisneros.
Melissa Fazli, a fellow Democrat who lost a California state Assembly race from the June primary, accused Cisneros of asking her for sex in exchange for a campaign donation. Fazli alleged in a press Discharge posted on Twitter in May that will the “inappropriate encounter” stems coming from a conversation she had with Cisneros in front of elevators at a hotel in San Diego during the California Democratic Party Convention.
Cisneros denied the claims when they were first reported. Moreover, campaign spokesperson Daphne Sigala last month called out the use of “special interest as well as dark money connections to politicize a patently false allegation.”
Nic Jordan, another Cisneros campaign official, downplayed the Monmouth poll as well as cited its “smaller sample size” as well as added “our own polling finds Gil doing better with voters most engaged as well as interested from the election.”
The Monmouth poll released Tuesday found 47 percent of the district voters approve of the job Trump is usually doing while the same percent also disapprove. The Cisneros campaign official calls that will finding a sign the brand-new Jersey university’s poll is usually “a real outlier.”
An internal poll released last month by the Cisneros campaign of 0 likely voters showed the Democrat ahead by 11 percentage points. The poll was conducted Aug. 1-6 by San Francisco-based Tulchin Research as well as also showed 57 percent of the voters had an unfavorable view of Trump as well as 41 percent a favorable view.