Poll: Whitmer has lead over Schuette

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - We're officially one week away from the November 6 general election.

A new poll released Tuesday morning shows Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate, Gretchen Whitmer, maintaining a double digit lead over Republican Challenger, Bill Schuette.

A different poll last week by Epic MRA showed a much tighter race.

The new Detroit News-WDIV poll shows Schuette trails Whitmer by 12-percentage points.

It showed nearly 50% said they would vote for Whitmer compared to just over 37% for Schuette.

9% said they were undecided.