Jamaal Bow­man trail­ing Demo­c­ra­t­ic oppo­nent by 17 points: Poll

Jamaal Bowman trailing Democratic opponent by 17 points: Poll

Rep. Jamaal Bowman‘s (D‑NY) hopes of being elect­ed to anoth­er term could be fad­ing fast, accord­ing to a new sur­vey, which finds him fac­ing a dou­ble-dig­it deficit.
Westch­ester Coun­ty Exec­u­tive George Latimer leads Bow­man by a 52–35% mar­gin, accord­ing to poll­ster Mark Mell­man.
Mell­man hails from the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Major­i­ty for Israel, an orga­ni­za­tion with a PAC that has endorsed Latimer over Bow­man. It has offered endorse­ments to Bowman’s fel­low New York Democ­rats, includ­ing Reps. Tom Suozzi, Hakeem Jef­feries, Dan Gold­man, and Ritchie Tor­res among oth­ers.
This poll comes after Bow­man issued a scathing crit­i­cism of Israeli Prime Min­is­ter Ben­jamin Netanyahu, a “mani­ac” who “needs to be removed,” the law­mak­er said. Bow­man has long called for a cease­fire between Israel and Hamas since the Oct. 7, 2023, attack on Israel. The poll found that over 60% of the dis­trict is for the Unit­ed States offer­ing more sup­port to Israel.
Bow­man was also cen­sured last year after pulling a fire alarm in the Capi­tol. The rep­re­sen­ta­tive plead­ed guilty …