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WASHINGTON, DC — A new poll of voters in 18 battleground states found that the issues of women’s health and economic security for women and families are the top motivators for key groups of voters. Potential drop-off voters, who tend to vote in presidential years and stay home for midterm elections, are highly receptive to messaging about the adverse consequences of not voting, especially when connected to economic security for women and families and ongoing threats to women’s access to health care like birth control and abortion.
What’s more, swing voters find …
Jefferson – Today, Susan Happ’s campaign for Attorney General of Wisconsin released the following statement in response to the new Marquette University Law School poll showing her leading her opponent 42-32 among likely voters.
“Wisconsin voters are ready for an attorney general who puts the people’s interest ahead of partisan politics, and that’s what Susan Happ represents,” said campaign spokesman Joshua Lease.
“Voters across the state are responding to her record as a tough prosecutor who works across party lines to get the job done.”
“Susan Happ will be an independent voice who …
The first Marquette Law School Poll of the 2014 election year finds Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic candidate Mary Burke, 47 to 41 percent.
The poll also finds that most voters think the state is headed in the right direction and believe the state budget to be in better shape than a few years ago.
But they do not believe the state will add the 250,000 jobs Gov. Walker promised in his 2010 campaign.
The poll interviewed 802 Wisconsin registered voters by both landline and cell phone Jan. 20-23.
Asked about the direction of …
Baldwin pulls ahead in Senate race, Obama expands lead following conventions
A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Rep. Tammy Baldwin taking the lead over former Governor Tommy Thompson in the race for an open U.S. Senate seat, by a 50 percent to 41 percent margin among likely voters. In the August 16-19 Marquette poll, the lead was reversed, with Thompson ahead by a 50 percent to 41 percent margin.
In the presidential race, President Barack Obama has seen a large post-convention bump, with voters preferring him to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt …