In Michigan
7:43 am
Thu July 29, 2010

Poll: Bernero apparently leading Dillon for gov

LANSING, MI –

A new poll shows Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero apparently taking a lead over House Speaker Andy Dillon in the Democratic governor's race.

The poll by Lansing-based EPIC-MRA has 40 percent of likely Democratic primary voters backing Bernero, while 32 percent back Dillon and 28 percent say they're undecided.

The numbers show a shift from an EPIC-MRA poll conducted in mid-June, when Dillon had 34 percent, Bernero 24 percent, with 42 percent undecided.

The telephone poll of 400 likely Democratic voters was conducted Saturday through Monday for the Detroit Free Press and TV stations WXYZ, WJRT, WOOD and WILX.

It had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4.9 percentage points.

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