BURKE, SD – Senator Billie Sutton, candidate for South Dakota Governor, today released early polling results showing a very tight race for governor. The sample of South Dakota likely voters, which leans heavily Republican, shows Sutton within the margin of error in the race against Congresswoman Noem, trailing by just 4 percentage points (42% Sutton / 46% Noem / 13% undecided).
When balanced profile information about both candidates is presented, Sutton takes a 6 point lead (48% Sutton / 42% Noem / 11% undecided).
Senator Sutton said, “It’s clear my message of common sense and bipartisan leadership is resonating with Republicans, Independents, and Democrats alike. My plans for a more trustworthy government, better educational opportunities, and stronger economic and workforce development efforts have South Dakotans paying attention to our message of coming together around our shared values.”
To see more details from the poll, conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, click here.