It’s the final-stretch before the Michigan primary where voters will decide the finalists in the race for Governor and for one U.S. Senate seat.
6 News, along with other media organizations from across the state commissioned a poll to see where things stand right now. According to the poll, If the vote happened on July 26, 2018 – former state lawmaker Gretchen Whitmer would get 49% of the vote in the Democratic race. Businessman Shri Thanedar would get 22%, and Dr. Abdul El-Sayed would receive 19% of the vote.
On the Republican side, Attorney General Bill Schuette would get 42% of the vote. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley would get 24%, State Senator Patrick Colbeck would get 11%, and Dr. Jim Hines would get 8%.
It’s a toss-up in the Republican race to take-on senator Debbie Stabenow. Veteran and businessman John James gets 39% of those polled, just 1-percentage point ahead of businessman Sandy Pensler at 38%, with almost a quarter of republican voters still undecided.