As election day grows closer, the Governor’s race in Michigan is heating up. Previous reports have shown that current Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a 17 point lead on Republican candidate Tudor Dixon. Though, reports are now showing Whitmer is only leading by about 6 points. Bringing the two head to head for what is shaping up to be a very competitive next month.
According to MSN:
“Roughly 53% of Michigan voters say they plan to vote for the Democratic incumbent, compared to 47% who say they’d back Dixon.The 6-point lead is a significant drop from polls earlier this month that showed Whitmer with a 17-point lead over her Republican opponent.”
While Whitmer has had a high approval rating of 52%, Dixon holds an advantage over the incumbent with voters who are making the economy a top priority. 55% of voters are saying that they would vote for a Republican candidate based on economic issues over those who would vote for the Democratic candidate.
In Michigan, economy has emerged as one of the top concerns as 52% of voters are disapproving of the way Biden is handling the issue.