A new, exclusive News Ten survey is out tonight with Governor Jennifer Granholm widening her lead over Republican challenger Dick DeVos.
Fifty-percent of the people surveyed in the Epic-MRA poll said they will vote for the incumbent, while 42 percent say will vote for DeVos.
The last News Ten poll in July showed Granholm leading with only three-percentage points, making the race a statistical dead heat.
When it comes to Michigan's slow economy, President Bush gets more blame. 44 percent of voters polled say they blame the President, while only 28 percent point at Granholm.
In the race for US Senate, 54 percent of those surveyed will vote for Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow. 34 percent say they will vote for Republican challenger Michael Bouchard.