Walker trails in re-election bid, while Baldwin has a big lead in latest NBC News/Marist poll

Gov. Scott Walker faces a double-digit hole in his re-election bid against Democratic challenger Tony Evers, according to a poll released Thursday. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has a comfortable cushion as she defends her seat against Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir, the NBC News/Marist College survey found. > CNBC

New Marquette poll finds Walker, Evers statistically tied in governor’s race

Gov. Scott Walker has erased his deficit against Democrat Tony Evers in the latest Marquette Law School Poll, with the two in a statistical tie less than a month before the Nov. 6 election. The poll results released Wednesday found Walker getting 47 percent support among likely voters, compared to 46 percent for Evers. > Wisconsin State Journal

Baldwin holds 10-point lead over Vukmir in latest Marquette poll

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is holding onto her lead over her Republican challenger, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, less than one month from the election. The latest Marquette University Law School poll, released Wednesday, shows Baldwin up 10 points among likely voters. Last month, Baldwin led Vukmir by 11 points. > Cap Times

GOP voters not as unified for Trump, Walker as Democrats are opposed

As Gov. Scott Walker struggles to win a third term, he’s facing cracks in his GOP coalition that weren’t there four years ago, an analysis of Wisconsin polling shows. Walker’s support has declined among the party’s moderate and independent voters, and is especially soft with Republicans who have qualms about President Donald Trump. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Walker would welcome Trump visit during hardest gubernatorial race

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Gov. Scott Walker, reiterating that he’s in the toughest race for governor in his career, said Friday he would welcome a visit from President Donald Trump to help him out even as polls show most Wisconsin voters disapprove of the job Trump is doing. > AP News

Walker optimistic despite polls

Gov. Scott Walker said he doesn’t doubt polls that show he is trailing Democratic challenger Tony Evers as the gubernatorial race enters the final month before the election. “I believe those polls are real,” Walker said Wednesday during a stop in Chippewa Falls. “They are a snapshot in time.” > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

New poll shows leads for Evers, Baldwin

Wisconsin’s Democratic candidates for governor and U.S. Senate show strong leads among likely voters according to a new Reuters/Ipsos/University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday. > Cap Times