Mary Burke, Scott Walker

Democratic candidate Mary Burke is seen on the left and Republican Gov. Scott Walker is on the right.

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MADISON — The race for Wisconsin governor couldn't be any closer with just seven weeks to go.

The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied among registered voters.

Walker and Burke both had 46 percent support. The poll's margin of error was 3.5 percentage points among registered voters.

Among likely voters, they were also about even with Walker at 49 percent compared to 46 percent for Burke. That is within the 4.1 percentage point margin of error for likely voters.

Polls dating back to May have shown the race to be about even.

Pollster Charles Franklin says there continues to be no evidence of a clear front runner.

The poll of 800 registered voters was done between Sept. 11 and Sunday.

Happ, Schimel nearly even in AG race

A new poll shows Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel are about even in the race for attorney general.

The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Happ with 39 percent among registered voters, compared with 38 percent for Schimel. Last month, Happ had a 7-point lead over Schimel among registered voters.

In August, 24 percent of respondents were undecided or didn't know who they would vote for. This month that was down to 20 percent

The poll of 800 registered voters was done between Sept. 11 and Sunday. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

Among likely voters, Schimel had 42 percent support compared with 41 percent for Happ with a 4.1 percentage point margin of error.

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