New Mexico: Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham, Republican Mark Ronchetti Statistically Tied in Latest Poll

Mark Ronchetti/DNCC via Getty Images
Mark Ronchetti/DNCC via Getty Images

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) is statistically tied with Republican challenger Mark Ronchetti in the state’s latest gubernatorial poll.

The poll, conducted by GQR Research/EDF Action, shows Grisham leading by about four percentage points with 48 percent compared to Ronchetti’s 44 percent. The margin of error, though, is +/- 4.4 percentage points — putting the two in a statistical tie.

GQR Research/EDF Action

The poll reveals that Grisham is leading among the state’s Hispanic population with 56 percent to Ronchetti’s 37 percent. With all voters, Grisham is viewed unfavorably by 44 percent of voters and favorably by 52 percent.

Among Hispanic voters, Grisham’s favorability jumps to 61 percent while her unfavorability drops to 36 percent.

The latest poll comes after a poll from June likewise showed that Grisham and Ronchetti are in a statistical tie. In that poll, Grisham led with 45 percent to Ronchetti’s 42 percent with a margin of error of +/- 3.9 percent.

The GQR Research/EDF Action surveyed 500 likely voters from July 11 to July 17.

John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Email him at Follow him on Twitter here


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