Marquette Poll Finds Huge Swing Toward Scott Walker In WI Gov. Race

A Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed a huge shift in Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) direction and away from Democrat Mary Burke, finding him with a 7-point lead among likely voters.

The poll found Walker with 50 percent support while Burke got 43 percent support among likely voters. Two weeks earlier a Marquette University poll found the race tied with Walker and Burke getting 47 percent each.

So why the big change? Marquette explained it this way:

The latest Marquette University poll comes just a few days before Election Day.

The latest Marquette University poll was conducted from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26. It had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points for likely voters. The poll surveyed 1,164 likely voters and 1,409 registered voters.

Now, Walker has a 4.9 point lead over Burke according to the TPM Polltracker.

This post has been updated.

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