It looks like Barrett vs. Walker in June recall election

Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett appears headed to an easy win in the Democratic primary next week for the right to face incumbent governor Scott Walker in a recall election in June. The latest Marquette Law School poll gives Barrett a healthy 17 point lead: With less than a week until the primary in the historic Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election, a new Marquette Law School Poll shows Tom Barrett leading Kathleen Falk 38 percent to 21 percent, with 8 percent for Doug La Follette and 6 percent for Kathleen Vinehout. In a June general election between Barrett and Governor Scott Walker, Barrett leads by one percentage point, 47-46, among all registered voters, while Walker leads by one percentage point, 48-47, among likely voters. Both results are well within the margin of error of the poll. Walker leads former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk 49 percent to 42 percent among registered voters and 49 percent to 43 percent among likely voters. Looking ahead to the November...(Read Full Post)