Majority Watch has some new polling out. In the 6th, Republican Michele Bachmann has a one point lead over DFLer Patty Wetterling. Bachmann is polling at 48%, Wetterling is polling at 47%. The margin of error is 3.01%.
In the 1st, Republican Congressman Gil Gutknecht is leading DFLer Tim Walz. Gutknecht is polling at 50%. Walz is polling at 47%. The margin of error is 3.03%.
Both polls were taken between October 24th through the 26th.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org