Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, a candidate in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, released an internal poll that found he has a 21-point lead over his opponents.
According to the poll, 38% of respondents said they intended to vote for Barnes, compared to 17% for Milwaukee Bucks Vice President Alex Lasry, 9% for State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, and 8% for Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson. 26% of respondents said they were undecided.
However, Barnes’ support dropped by 2 percentage points compared to his last internal poll from January. In that poll, Lasry was at 11%, Godlewski was at 10%, and Nelson was at 8%. 29% of respondents then were undecided.
The poll also found that 56% of voters viewed Barnes favorably, compared to 9% who viewed him unfavorably. Lasry had a favorability/unfavorability rating of 32%/10%, while Godlewski had a 24%/6% rating and Nelson had a 17%/5% rating.
The poll, which was conducted by Impact Research between March 16th and 23rd, surveyed 449 likely voters in the Democratic primary via telephone and text-to-web. The poll had a margin of error of +/- 4.6 percentage points. FiveThirtyEight gave ALG Research – which recently became Impact Research – a grade of B/C.