“Mike Bishop is in an Incredibly Strong Position to Win Re-election”
This memo is based on a poll conducted by Public Opinion Strategies. The poll was a live caller telephone survey of 400 likely GOP Primary voters (with 120 cell phones) in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. The survey was in the field October 16-17, 2016 and has a margin of error of +/- 4.9%.
Mike Bishop Maintains an 18-Point Lead, 49 Bishop-31 Shkreli
Despite several hundred thousand dollars in negative television ads, Mike Bishop maintains an 18-point lead in the campaign for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. Mike Bishop leads Suzanna Shkreli, 49%-31%.
Mike Bishop Favorable/Unfavorable Remains Virtually Untouched
Bishop’s favorable/unfavorable ratings remain virtually untouched going from 41% Favorable-21% Unfavorable in September 2016 to 40% favorable-19% unfavorable in this recent poll.
Mike Bishop Maintains a 6-1 Cash On Hand Advantage
Mike Bishop also maintains a healthy 6-1 advantage in cash on hand heading into the final stretch based on campaign finance filings released on October 15, 2016. Mike Bishop has $899,000 and Suzanna Shkreli has $150,000 heading into the final stretch. Also, American Action Network has placed an independent buy of $700,000 in the district to support Mike Bishop for the final 2 weeks of the election.
Mike Bishop is in an Incredibly Strong Position to Win Re-election
With an 18-point lead, strong favorable ratings, and a decisive cash advantage heading into the final 3 weeks, Mike Bishop is in an incredibly strong position to win re-election to Congress.