Scott Walker Is Crushing Tom Barrett In The Wisconsin Recall Race

Scott Walker and TOm BarrettWiscon Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett

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Earlier this morning, we detailed the awful record of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker when it comes to creating private-sector jobs in his state. But that’s not affecting his standing with Wisconsin voters heading into a June recall election, according to a new poll released today by We Ask America

Walker has a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett: 52 per cent to 43 per cent. 

Wisconsin poll

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The Wisconsin election is June 5. The election is a rematch of the 2010 gubernatorial election, in which Walker also garnered 52 per cent of that vote to Barrett’s 47 per cent.

A few interesting underliers in the poll, though, is why We Ask America advises that the race is far from over. Walker only leads by 3 per cent among Independent voters, for instance — 47.6 per cent to 44.6 per cent. 

Either way, if this poll is any indication, the recall election will inspire one of the most furious turnouts in recent memory. A eye-popping 95 per cent of people We Ask America surveyed said they planned to vote in June. 

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