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GOP Poll: Schuette Led Calley 30-19%

Both Republicans had about the same level of name recognition.

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Zach C. Cohen
Dec. 20, 2017, 10:54 a.m.

State Attorney General Bill Schuette (R) led Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (R) 30-19 percent in a primary poll (Dec. 16-17; 600 GOP LVs; +/-4 percent) by Strategic National (R). State Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R) and physician Jim Hines (R) trailed in the single digits.

Among Republicans, Schuette and Calley were better known than Colbeck, according to their favorability ratings:

Schuette: 47-15 percent
Calley: 44-7 percent
Colbeck: 9-8 percent

President Trump’s favorability was 81-10 percent. (release)

ON THE TEAM. Former Senate candidate Jack Lousma (R) is joining Colbeck’s finance team. (release)

Former Detroit Health Director Abdul El-Sayed (D) “has visited over 94 cities in 45 counties across Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas and spoke at over 150 town halls and ‘Meet and Greets’ with local Democratic and progressive groups. The campaign has registered over 2,500 active volunteers in 63 counties and 315 cities and towns across the state, knocking over 80,000 doors in Michigan’s largest Democratic grassroots field operation.” (release)

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