According to a new Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday, the baseline of support among registered voters for both Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was 40% or less.
When asked whether voters would vote to re-elect Evers or Johnson or vote for someone else, 40% of respondents said they would definitely or probably vote for Evers, while 38% said they were certain. Or maybe just vote for Johnson. 53 percent said they would definitely or probably vote for someone other than Evers, while 52% said they would vote for someone other than Johnson.
“It is remarkable that in the same group of respondents, both a Democrat and a Republican are 40% or less,” said Marquette Poll director Charles Franklin. “Generally you would think that one party would do well and the other party would do poorly, but I think it shows that it is a challenging political environment for politicians in general and office-bearers in particular, in which a lot of people Those who strongly oppose those in power.
The poll, which sampled Wisconsin registered voters, a year before Wisconsin voters voted in the 2022 midterm election, would see Republicans seeking to reclaim a trifecta in the state, taking the governor’s seat back from Evers. who are demanding each other. Period. In addition, a packed field of Democratic candidates are currently vying for a US Senate seat near Johnson, who has yet to announce whether he will seek another term.