Marquette Law Poll: Baldwin, Obama surging in Wisconsin

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Rep. Tammy Baldwin taking the lead over former Gov. Tommy Thompson in the race for Wisconsin’s open U.S. Senate seat by a 50% to 41% margin among likely voters. In the August 16-19 Marquette poll, the lead was reversed, with Thompson ahead by a 50% to 41% margin.

In the presidential race, President Barack Obama has seen a large post-convention bump, with voters preferring him to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, 54% to 40%. In August, Obama led 49% to 46%.

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