The latest Rasmussen Poll shows Democrat Mark Dayton with a slight lead over Republican Tom Emmer in Minnesota’s race for governor. The poll shows Dayton polling at 40 percent. Emmer is polling at 38 percent. IP candidate Tom Horner is polling at 15 percent. Five percent of those polled are undecided. The poll’s margin of error is +/-4 percentage points.
The last Rasmussen Poll showed Emmer leading Dayton 36 percent to 34 percent.
The poll surveyed 750 voters on October 6th.
Here’s the poll.
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