New Poll Shows Bishop Up 12 Points

Poll Indicates Bishop Up By 20 Points When Voters Learn About Mike Rogers Endorsement

Brighton, MI – A new poll, commissioned by the Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-Detroit and other statewide media partners and conducted by EPIC MRA, shows Mike Bishop with a commanding double digit lead over Tom McMillin with only two weeks to go before the August Primary election. The poll shows Bishop up 45% – 33% over McMillin; a 12 percentage point lead among voters in the 8th District. The lead surges to 52% – 32% or 20 percentage points ahead when voters learn about the endorsement of Mike Bishop by current 8th Congressional District Congressman Mike Rogers.

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Katherine Van Tiem, Campaign Manager for Mike Bishop said, “Voters know that Mike Bishop is the conservative leader running for Congress. Our internal polling has been showing a double-digit lead for weeks. This independent poll further confirms that Mike Bishop’s message of strong, conservative, proven leadership is resonating with the voters. Voters understand why Mike Rogers endorsed Mike Bishop. Mike Bishop is the conservative leader in this race that stands for lower taxes, less government and more freedom.”

Mike Bishop is endorsed by current 8th Congressional District U.S. Representative Mike Rogers. He is also endorsed by Michigan Right to Life, the Michigan Farm Bureau, the Police Officers Association of Michigan and over 100 local conservative leaders in the 8th District.

Mike Bishop is currently Chief Legal Officer for International Bancard Corporation and is also an Adjunct Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Prior to his first election in 1998, Bishop was a private practice attorney, serving families, small businesses, and local governments.

Bishop lives in Rochester with his wife Cristina and their three children.

Mike Bishop is a conservative Republican running in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. For more information, please visit