Jason Tolbert uses his weekly column for Stephens Media to talk about the disparities in the U.S. Senate race.
Rep. John Boozman (R) has about a 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D) in the polls. However, Lincoln has a nearly 3-to-1 lead over Boozman in fundraising.
The Lincoln campaign expresses little concern for the incumbent Senator’s standing in the polls. Boozman’s camp thinks the money game will improve for their candidate.
"So which is more important, having a huge lead in the polls roughly 100 days before the general election or having three times the cash to spend during those 100 days?" asks Tolbert.
You can read Tolbert’s full take here.