Poll: Peters leads Land by 7; Snyder up 3 on Schauer

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LANSING, Mich. — New polling numbers are showing just how close some of the top races in Michigan remain less than seven weeks from Election Day.

According to a survey by Vanguard Public Affairs and Denno Research, Democratic Rep. Gary Peters is leading Terri Lynn Land by seven points in their race for U.S. Senate.

Polling aggregator Real Clear Politics, which compiles both national and state surveys, shows Peters maintaining a five-point lead.

Governor candidates 2014In the race for governor, incumbent Republican Rick Snyder holds a three-point lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, and RCP has the race a little closer, just a one-point advantage for Snyder.

Incumbent Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is leading Democrat Mark Totten by eight points.

In the race for secretary of state, incumbent Republican Ruth Johnson is leading Democrat Godfrey Dillard by about three points, which is within the margin of error.

You-Decide-2014-300×250-Cube.jpgThe Vanguard-Denno survey included calls to 600 likely voters, some on their cell phones, between September 11 and 13. The margin of error is plus or minus four points.

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  • marks

    I never really heard much about Peters but his name is proclaimed in every ad that I guess is supposed to be for Terri Lynn Land. If name recognition has anything to do with someone getting elected, Land people are giving Peters a great big boost

  • detroitlibertypenguin

    Terry Lynn Land has become a nonfactor in the race. Every time she opens her mouth her poll numbers go down. That’s probably why she refuses to debate Peters. The only way she has anyone chance of winning is if even liberals decide instead of supporting corporate candidate Peters they vote for Jim Fulner. His grass roots campaign focused on an anti-war message and freedom of marriage may be enough for Peters to worry.

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