EPIC-MRA poll shows Whitmer with 11% lead over Dixon
New statewide polling conducted in early October has Governor Gretchen Whitmer leading Republican challenger Tudor Dixon by double-digit points.
Lansing-based EPIC-MRA recently conducted a statewide poll surveying 600 likely November voters with 70% of them reached by cell phone.
When asked if the election for governor were held today – would you vote for, or who did you already vote by absentee ballot - Incumbent Democrat Gretchen Whitmer holds a double-digit lead over Republican challenger Tudor Dixon 49%-38% with Libertarian Mary Busuma receiving 3% and Green Party candidate Kevin Hogan earning 1%. Donna Brandenburg from the U.S. Taxpayers Party and Natural Law Party candidate Daryl Simpson garnering zero support.
The poll’s margin of error is 4 points. Of those surveyed 41% consider themselves Democrats, 40% Republican, 15% Independent with 4% split as Undecided/Other or refused to answer the survey