A poll on Tuesday found that Minnesota Republicans were either in front of or close to their Democrat rivals in statewide races. It is also because Minnesotans are looking for tougher crime policies from their elected officials.
Scott Jensen, the Minnesota Republican candidate for governor is tied with Gov. According to poll, Tim Walz (D) is tied with Gov.
In the Trafalgar Group/Alpha News poll released Tuesday Walz leads Jensen 47.7 to 45 percent; however, the poll’s 2.9 percent margin of error makes this race for the Minnesota governor’s mansion a virtual tie.
This contrasts with a late-August/early-September KSTP/Survey USA survey, in which Jensen was 18 points behind Walz.
According to the Alpha News/Trafalgar Group poll, 41.5 percent thought reducing crime was top priority. 21.6 percent believed the economy was top, while 18.1 percent stated that keeping access to abortion was top of their list.
Survey results also showed that Jim Schultz (Republican) is leading Ellison at 49.3 percent to 45.7%, while 4.9 percent of the voters are undecided.
Alpha News suggests that the race for attorney general could include the “best opportunity”For a Republican election; however many Republicans have the potential to win November.
Ellison lost by just four points during 2018’s strong midterm elections season for Democrats.
In the Minnesota secretary of state race, Democrat-Farmer-Labor candidate Steve Simon, the incumbent, barely outpaces Republican Kim Crockett 46.2 to 45.2 percent, with 8.5 percent undecided.
As for the Minnesota state auditor race, Republican Ryan Wilson leads 42.3 percent, Julie Blaha, the Democrat-Farmer-Labor candidate, trails at 41.2 percent, and Tim Davis, the Legal Marijuana Now candidate, has 4.8 percent.
When asked what Minnesotans’ second most important issue is, 26.6 percent of voters said growing the economy, 24.8 percent said reducing crime, and 14.8 percent said fighting against illegal immigration.
On September 14th, the Trafalgar Group partnered with Alpha News to conduct the poll. It polled 1,079 potential general election voters. There is a margin of error of 2.9 percent in the survey.
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