A Rasmussen poll released yesterday suggests the state Republican Party’s financial controversies could play a role in this year’s elections:

Seventy-four percent (74%) say the probe of the [Republican] state party’s finances is at least somewhat important to how they will vote, with 47% who say it is Very Important. But it’s important to note that only half the voters in the state say they are following news reports about the arrest of the former state GOP party head even somewhat closely.

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