Tudor Dixon Cuts Dougle-Digit Whitmer Lead to 6 Pts, Poll

The polls average has the incumbent Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer leading Trump-backed Dixon by 6 points, compared to a number of recent polls that have found her leading the Trump-backed Dixon by double digits Most registered Michigan voters in the new poll said they’d describe the Democrat as “mainstream” and “competent,” while most said they’d describe Dixon as “extreme.” Whitmer pulled in a 52 percent approval rating for her work as governor, higher than the 39 percent approval rating that President Biden received from Michigan voters. ADVERTISING Five key issues that could decide the midterms House Republican defends Tuberville over reparation remark Fifty-two percent said Biden’s policies have hurt Michigan’s economy. Among likely voters who think the economy is the state’s most important issue, Dixon is 10 points ahead of Whitmer, 55 percent to 45 percent. By contrast, Whitmer is ahead by 36 points among voters who say abortion is the most important issue facing Michigan, 68 percent to 32 percent. The poll was conducted between Oct. 3-7 and surveyed 1,138 registered Michigan voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.

  • The new CBS News-YouGov poll was released Saturday.
  • The poll has Whitmer with 53% of the likely Michigan voters, compared to 47% for Dixon.
  • According to the polls average Whitmer still leads Dixon by 10% of the vote.
  • Election Day is now just five weeks away.
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