Marquette Poll: Dead heat for governor, Baldwin with slight advantage for Senate

Milwaukee (WQOW) – The latest Marquette Law School Poll is out and it shows the biggest races in the state are extremely close. 

The poll shows among likely voters, Gov. Scott Walker receives 46 percent of the vote, while Democratic challenger Tony Evers also picks up 46 percent of the vote. Libertarian candidate Phil Anderson is polling in third with 6 percent. 

Among likely voters in the race for U.S. Senate, 49 percent of people say they support Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin and 47 percent support Republican Leah Vukmir. 

Among all registered voters surveyed in the poll, the race for governor remains tight, with Walker at 46 percent, Evers at 44 percent and Anderson with 7 percent.

There is a wider margin among all registered voters in the Senate race, with Baldwin receiving 51 percent and Vukmir 43 percent.

Evers is viewed favorably among 38 percent of likely voters and unfavorably by 27 percent. Among all registered voters 31 percent have a favorable view and 23 percent an unfavorable opinion.

Vukmir has a 30 percent favorable rating and a 29 percent unfavorable rating among likely voters while among registered voters 25 percent rate her favorably and 26 percent rate her unfavorably.

So what is most important to Wisconsin voters? Twenty-four percent of those polled picked jobs and the economy, 22 percent picked K-12 education and 19 percent said health coverage. 

To read the entire poll, click here. 

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