ICYMI: Rasmussen Ratings Shift in Favor of Derrick Van Orden in WI-03
For Immediate Release
July 24, 2020
HAGER CITY, WI – Yesterday, Rasmussen released updated rankings of U.S. House of Representatives races across the country.
Their rankings highlighted Wisconsin’s 3rd District as a race that has seen a momentum shift over recent weeks, starting with Derrick Van Orden’s fundraising haul that more than doubled Ron Kind’s.
This shift is indicative of what Derrick is experiencing everyday as he travels the 3rd District, meeting people who are tired of Kind’s do-nothing attitude and are ready for real leadership representing them in Washington.
“These are very much dark horse Democratic targets. One dark horse Republican target comes back onto our ratings board this week: Rep. Ron Kind (D, WI-3). Kind has won easy victories even as his western Wisconsin district has trended Republican: Trump carried it by five points. Republicans appear to have a real challenger this time, veteran Derrick Van Orden (R), who raised a surprising amount in the second quarter (about $550,000). Kind still has a huge cash-on-hand edge, and if Biden carries Wisconsin, he likely will do better in WI-3 than Clinton did (and may flip it from Trump). But a Trump rally and a real challenge from Van Orden could mean more work for Kind — his district is vulnerable enough that it belongs in our ratings, if only as Likely Democratic.”