A new poll out Thursday shows Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm leading GOP challenger Dick DeVos, 52 percent to 43 percent.
Five percent were undecided. Three third-party candidates each got less than one percent.
In the US Senate race, Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow led Republican Mike Bouchard 51 percent to 38 percent, with 10 percent undecided.
Three third-party candidates got one percent or less.
The telephone poll of 600 likely voters statewide was conducted Monday through Wednesday by Lansing-based EPIC-MRA for WILX News 10.
The poll had a sampling error margin of plus or minus four percentage points.