In A Hypothetical 2024 Michigan Race Of Biden & Trump, Trump Wins
The State of the Union Address is scheduled and President Biden has a lot of talking points: Ukraine, Putin, inflation, his supreme court nomination, supply chain issues and COVID 19. Many are saying it is the most consequential time of his presidency.
For the last four presidential elections, the road to the White House went through Michigan. Blueprint Polling recently surveyed 632 Michigan voters.
The survey found former President Donald Trump is leading President Joe Biden in a hypothetical 2024 Michigan matchup. The survey was taken between February 1 and 4, 2022.
Donald Trump is polling slightly ahead of President Biden, 40.4% - 38.2%, with 13.4% of voters undecided and 8% saying they plan to support a third party candidate. Trump leads with both those who say they are definitely voting and those who are probably voting.
What Did The Poll Say About Michigan's Governor?
The poll stated that Gretchen Whitmer is essentially tied with likely Republican nominee James Craig. Whitmer leads by just over half a point, 44.3% - 43.7%. James Craig leads Whitmer by 8 points among independents.
Whitmer is up for re-election on November 8, 2022.
The pollsters also asked about the Build Back Better agenda.
Climate change is the number one issue among Democrats, as 33% list this as the piece of BBB they believe should be addressed first.
The top issue for Republicans (40%) and Independents (29%) is lowering prescription drug costs.
Nearly 90% of the respondents said they will vote in the midterms which are 8 months away.
About Blueprint Polling:
This survey of 632 voters Feb 1-4, 2022 included land line and mobile phone responses and has a margin of error of +/- 3.9%. Blueprint conducted this research with no input or funding from any candidate, committee or interest group.
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