Walker Barrett in Dead Heat Poll Says
Gov. Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett are in a virtual tie in the recall election, according to a new poll released Wednesday.
The Marquette University Law School poll said Barrett, who lost to Walker in the governor’s race in 2010, has a 47 percent to 46 percent lead on the governor among registered voters, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said.
The one-percentage point lead goes to Walker when considering only likely voters.
UW-Madison political science professor Charles Franklin, who is a visiting professor at Marquette, is director of the law school poll.
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These are the pollsters that called me the other evening. Very good, highly professional polling without the leading questions of of some of the “Name” pollsters. I find it easy to believe their results.
Biggest take away for me - despite being massively outspent and coming into the race at the very last minute, Mayor Barrett is only 1% point behind.
More on the poll is here: