Although not an official candidate yet, Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to announce he will run for reelection next year. This is not a leap of judgment because Snyder moved his internet ads that premiered Monday to broadcast television yesterday. The ads began appearing yesterday morning on select television stations across the state.
Early polling shows Snyder leading his only challenger, former U. S. Representative Mark Schauer of Battle Creek by eight points: 44% to 36%. The poll from Denno Research shows a remarkably low number of undecided voters considering little campaigning has been done. This indicates respondents are answering based on party affiliation or their general feelings about the governor’s performance.
Snyder’s ads, pointing out his accomplishments as governor, have been shorten for broadcast where every second counts.
In addition to Snyder’s gubernatorial campaign, Lieutenant Gov. Brian Calley has also began campaigning for reelection to his present post. It is rare to have the second seed to campaign.
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