A brand new ballot in Mississippi governor’s race launched Thursday finds GOP Gov. Tate Reeves dealing with a probably aggressive race this fall, though he nonetheless has a bonus within the Republican state.
The Magnolia Tribune/Mason-Dixon Polling survey finds 46% of registered Mississippi voters backing Reeves and 39% backing Democrat Brandon Presley, a member of the state’s Public Service Fee. Fifteen % have been undecided.
Presley had a slight benefit amongst unbiased voters, with 42% supporting him, 37% backing Reeves and 21% undecided. The Democrat does have some work to do to spice up his identify recognition with 37% of voters surveyed saying they didn’t acknowledge his identify.
Presley, who’s is expounded to the late Elvis Presley, is the one Democratic candidate within the race. Reeves is just not dealing with any important main challengers, so the 2 candidates are set to face off in November.
Though Democrats might take some solace within the newest survey, a statewide victory remains to be tough for any Democrat within the historically Republican state. Former President Donald Trump carried the state by 17 share factors in 2020, however Reeves gained a primary time period by simply 5 factors in 2019.
The ballot surveyed 625 registered voters through dwell phone interviews from March 6-9. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 share factors.