Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, facing a recall election next month, saw poll, job, and high school graduation numbers all tick upwards this week.
A Marquette Law School survey of likely recall voters released May 16 has Walker up six points over his Democrat opponent Tom Barrett, 50 percent to 44 percent. In two other major polls, Walker enjoyed a five-point lead.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Charles Franklin, a visiting Marquette professor who has been conducting the law school’s polls, wrote in an email to the Free Beacon that “the consistency of the recent polls is striking.”
“Rasmussen has Walker ahead by five, two PPP polls have Walker ahead by five, and our poll has Walker up six,” Franklin wrote. “Our previous poll in late April showed Walker up by 1.”
Read more at The Washington Free Beacon. By Cj Ciaramella.