Polls Show Peters Leading Land in U.S. Senate Race

Posted at 3:09 PM, Jun 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-13 15:11:38-04

Congressman Gary Peters 2013 Official PhotoMICHIGAN (June 13, 2014) – Democratic Rep. Gary Peters may be gaining momentum in the race for U.S. Senate in Michigan.

While polling has shown a back-and-forth contest, recent surveys have Peters ahead of Republican Terri Lynn Land.

A poll released Wednesday by MIRS News had Peters leading 45 percent to 42 percent. The survey was conducted by Mitchell Research.Terri-Lynn-Land-Welcome-Home

Magellan Strategies shows Peters ahead by 9 percentage points, getting 50 percent support among likely voters.

Polling conducted for Detroit-area newspapers, released during the Mackinac Policy Conference, have also shown Peters ahead.