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Obama, Baldwin grow their leads in final Marquette Poll


MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- President Barack Obama holds a 51-43 percent lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the final Marquette University Law School Poll to be released before the November 6 election.

The poll, which surveyed 1,243 likely Wisconsin voters from October 25-28, also shows Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D) with a 47-43 percent lead over former Governor Tommy Thompson (R).

Obama held just a 1 point lead in the last MU Law poll, released on October 17, while Baldwin trailed Thompson by a point.

The poll shows that among the most interested voters, the races are much closer.

Among those voters who say they are following the elections very closely, President Obama has only a 50-48 percent lead, while Baldwin's lead shrinks to 47-46 percent.

Capitol Bureau Chief Greg Neumann will have a full report on the poll results on 27 News at 5 and 6.


MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Marquette Law School is set to release its final political poll before the November 6th election at 12:15 p.m.

The poll will have results from a survey of Wisconsin voters conducted this past weekend, for both the Presidential and U.S. Senate races.

In the last Marquette Poll, President Barack Obama held a narrow 49-48 percent lead over Republican Challenger Mitt Romney. 

In the race for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Herb Kohl (D), former Governor Tommy Thompson (R) led Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin 46-45 percent.

Those results are among people who consider themselves likely voters.

Capitol Bureau Chief Greg Neumann will have full results of the MU Law poll tonight on 27 News at 5 and 6.

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