Winning an open seat despite the Democrat surge
Mike Johanns secured a significant win for Republicans in a year where Democrats gained seats in the House and Senate. Mike Johanns ran for one of the eight open Senate seats, and the impending Obama-Democrat surge jeopardized even historically red districts.
On behalf of Mike Johanns, Meridian analyzed polling data and developed messaging to connect with Republican and Independent voters.
In the General Election, Mike Johanns won by 58 percent of the vote. He won clearly and convincingly among Republicans and Independent swing voters.