Marquette Law Poll: Clinton Leads Trump by Six Points, Johnson-Feingold Race Tightens

The latest Marquette University (MU) Law School Poll was released on Nov. 2. The results showed Clinton retaining a six-point lead over Trump and the Senate race tightening while Gov. Walker and President Obama’s approval ratings remained the same. This will be the final Marquette poll before the election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.


Presidential Election

The poll showed that 46 percent of Wisconsin likely voters support Hillary Clinton, while 40 percent support Donald Trump, compared to 44-37 percent in the previous poll conducted in early October. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson received four percent support, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein received three percent.


Senate Election

The U.S. Senate race between Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold remains close, as Feingold’s lead tightened to one point. According to the poll, 45 percent of likely voters support Feingold and 44 percent support Johnson, compared to a 46-44 percent matchup in the previous poll. Three percent support Libertarian candidate Phil Anderson, compared to four percent in the previous poll.


Governor Walker

Gov. Scott Walker’s approval dropped slightly from 44 to 42 percent among registered voters. His disapproval remained at 51 percent.


President Obama

President Barack Obama’s approval remained at 52 percent, while his disapproval increased from 43 to 44 percent.


The poll was conducted Oct. 26-31. The margin of error in the poll is +/- 3.5 percentage points.