Evers leads Walker by 7 points in new poll; Baldwin leads Vukmir by 13

According to a new Reuters/Ipsos/University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers leads incumbent Governor Scott Walker by seven points, 50-43, among likely voters. Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin holds a 13-point lead over Republican State Senator Leah Vukmir among likely voters in the same poll, with 52 percent of support to Vukmir’s 39 percent.

The new poll reinforces one released last week in which Evers led Walker by 5 points and Baldwin led Vukmir by 11 points.

In the latest poll, 49 percent of likely voters said they think Wisconsin is headed in the wrong direction, compared to 44 percent who said it’s on the right track.

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Reuters/Ipsos/UVA poll shows leads for Tony Evers, Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Democratic candidates for governor and U.S. Senate show strong leads among likely voters according to a new Reuters/Ipsos/University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday. According to the poll, conducted Sept. 14-21, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers leads Walker by seven points among likely voters.