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06-18-2014, 06:25 AM

Poll Shows 8th Congressional Race Competitive For General

The open 8th Congressional District may not be a slam dunk for the Republican nominee based on the results of a survey conducted last Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday by Practical Political Consultants (PPC) at the request of MIRS.

Potential Democratic nominee Eric SCHERTZING is down to Republican candidate Mike BISHOP in a hypothetical General Election showdown 54.5 to 45.5 percent. When Schertzing is pitted against Republican Tom McMILLIN, the Republican is up 52.5 to 47.5 percent.

With the margin of error of the 285-voter sample at +/-6 percent, the results have the Democratic Ingham County treasurer within the margin of error.

Mark GREBNER of PPC said the results show the race may be closer than expected however, considering another public poll has not been done, yet, it's possible this poll could be an outlier.