12/14/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Poll: McCain's Help Could Hurt Georgia Senator

As Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) travels to Georgia today to stump for Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), a new poll suggests the former GOP nominee could hurt Chambliss among independent voters.

In a poll published yesterday by SurveyUSA, 30 percent of Georgia independents said they would be less likely to vote for Chambliss if McCain campaigned for him, while 5 percent said a McCain swing through the Peach State would make them more likely to vote for Chambliss.

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