In Case You Missed It: Six Weeks From Election Day, Walker Has The Momentum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2010 Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 Email: Twitter: @JillBader

In Case You Missed It: Six Weeks From Election Day, Walker Has The Momentum

Walker Leads By 9 in New Poll Showing Huge Leads Outstate

Wauwatosa – Keith Gilkes, campaign manager for Scott Walker, released the following statement on Scott Walker’s continued momentum:

“It is clear voters from across Wisconsin are lining up behind Scott Walker,” said Gilkes.  “As we get closer to Election Day, it is becoming ever more apparent that voters are rejecting a third term of Jim Doyle's policies.”

Democratic Pollster Public Policy Polling

Included in today’s poll:

•       Walker leads Barrett 50% to 41%.

•       Scott Walker leads Barrett by 17 points in northern Wisconsin and by 18 points in the Green Bay area.

•       Independents have a mostly favorable opinion of Scott Walker and a mostly unfavorable opinion of Tom Barrett.  In a head to head matchup, Walker has a 12-point lead with Independents.

See the full results here:

Independent Pollster Rasmussen Reports

•       Walker’s favorability ratings still the highest of any candidate: 58%-36% (+22).  Barrett viewed favorably by 52%, unfavorably by 43% (+9).

•       Walker clearly has the full support of conservatives following the primary.  He is viewed favorably by 94% of Republicans (69% view him “very favorably”) and 87% of conservatives (61% view him “very favorably”).

•       Walker is still viewed most favorably by independents (Walker is +33, Barrett is even) and in a head to head matchup, Walker leads Barrett among independents by 25 points.

See the full results here:

National Journal

“Democratic strategists are awfully glum about Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's chances in a state they had very high hopes for several months ago.Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker (R) survived the primary and looks like a slight favorite to flip this statehouse red.”

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