U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), center, leaves court Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in San Diego. Hunter and his wife Margaret pleaded not guilty on Aug. 23 to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses. Despite the criminal allegations, a new poll shows Hunter leading against his Democratic appont. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), center, leaves court Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in San Diego. Hunter and his wife Margaret pleaded not guilty on Aug. 23 to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses. Despite the criminal allegations, a new poll shows Hunter leading against his Democratic appont. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Gregory Bull AP
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), center, leaves court Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in San Diego. Hunter and his wife Margaret pleaded not guilty on Aug. 23 to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses. Despite the criminal allegations, a new poll shows Hunter leading against his Democratic appont. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Gregory Bull AP