New Marquette poll shows Walker, Baldwin ahead in races

Published: Oct. 10, 2018 at 12:33 PM CDT
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A new poll shows Republican Gov. Scott Walker slightly ahead of Democratic candidate Tony Evers in the Wisconsin's governor race.

The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon showed that 47% of likely voters choose Walker while 46% of likely voters choose Evers and 5% of likely voters choose Phil Anderson. 1% of likely voters had no preference.

A previous poll released in September showed Evers with 49%, Walker with 44% and Andersson with 6%.

In the race for U.S. Senate, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin leads with 53% to Republican candidate Leah Vukmir with 43%. This includes likely voters.

A previous poll released in September showed similar results, Baldwin with 53% and Vukmir with 42%.

The poll interviewed 1,000 registered Wisconsin voters by landline or cell phone, October 3 – October 7. The margin of error is +/-3.6% for the full sample. The partisan makeup of the sample used included 47% Republican, 44% Democratic and 8% independent.