Walker’s Lead in Wis. Down to 25% From 40% in April: MU Law Poll

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker leads neurosurgeon Ben Carson with 13%, Donald Trump 9%, according to Marquette Law School poll of Republican primary.

  • Ted Cruz with 8%, Carly Fiorina and Marco Rubio each with 7%, Jeb Bush at 6%, and rest of field has 4% or less
    • Poll director Charles Franklin says Walker’s falling support “a notable shift” from April; NOTE: Trump wasn’t in last poll
  • Hillary Clinton tops Walker 52% to 42%, Bush 47% to 42% in general election head-to-head
  • Walker’s approval rating among Wis. voters 39%, 57% disapprove
    • In April, Walker had 41% job approval, 56% disapproved
  • In Wis. Senate race, Russ Feingold leads Ron Johnson 47% to 42%
    • Race has tightened since April when Feingold led 54%-38% in same poll
  • NOTE: Poll of 802 people, 334 Republicans and 396 Democrats, conducted by landline and mobile phone from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16 has +/- 4.3 ppts margin of error; error margin among just Republicans is 6.6 ppts

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