Polling Shows Brown Off to Strong Start in Indiana’s Third Congressional District Race

FORT WAYNE, IND. – A new poll of Indiana’s Third District Congressional District likely Republican Primary Election voters shows Indiana State Senator Liz Brown is off to a strong start in her bid to represent Northeast Indiana in Congress.

The poll shows Brown leading in district-wide awareness and favorable ratings. Brown has 65 percent awareness across the district. Brown has a 35 percent favorable rating and only 9 percent unfavorable.

In a head-to-head match-up district-wide, Brown holds a commanding lead at 34 percent. Jim Banks followed with 11 percent, Scott Wise with 5 percent and Pam Galloway with 3 percent. Sixteen percent of voters were undecided and 30 percent of voters said “don’t know.”

In highly concentrated Allen County, Brown’s head-to-head lead grows to 51 percent. The other candidates trail with Banks at 6 percent, Wise at 5 percent and Galloway at 2 percent. Thirteen percent of voters are undecided and 20 percent “don’t know.”

“Liz is well-positioned as she continues to meet voters and share her positive conservative message,” said Joshua Kelley with the Liz Brown for Congress campaign. “This poll shows voters are pleased with Liz’s conservative track record in the Indiana Senate and on the Fort Wayne City Council. Washington needs strong voices willing to defend our family values and fight for jobs. Liz is ready to do that on day one.”

The poll of 400 likely Republican Primary Election voters was conducted June 29 and 30. There was a plus and minus rating of 4.89 percent.

Mike Gentry of Mark It Red conducted the poll. Gentry is an experienced pollster who has conducted surveys for Indiana House and Senate races as well as statewide and congressional campaigns. He is most notably the pollster for Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma and Congressman Marlin Stutzman’s pollster for his past congressional races in Indiana’s Third Congressional District.

Liz Brown, a Republican, seeks to represent Indiana’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Brown currently serves Indiana Senate District 15 in the state legislature and is a former member of the Fort Wayne City Council. She has a long history of community involvement including roles with Boys and Girls Clubs, Cub Scouts, Parkview Hospital Ethics Committee, Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne and various school boards. As a registered Civil and Domestic Mediator with her own mediation business, Liz maintains a number of associations in the legal field. Liz and her husband of 32 years, Steve, have seven children.