Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, once considered a possible running mate for Joe Biden, is on the cusp of losing her job to Republican challenger Tudor Dixon.
New polling data out Monday shows that Whitmer is virtually tied with Dixon at roughly 48 percent apiece, continuing a trend of narrowing gaps for Democrats across the country. But, what’s more, if that trend holds, then Whitmer is looking at being ousted, according to RealClearPolitics.
Michigan would be joining Nevada and Oregon, among others, as key pick-ups for the GOP.
The latest poll, which comes from Michigan News Source and Trafalgar, features results from 1079 likely voters. Whitmer is supported by 48.4 percent of voters, while Dixon has support from 47.9 percent. The bad news for Whitmer in this poll is that nearly 55 percent of respondents were Democrats, compared with just 37.1 percent of voters identifying as Republican. Read more…