Wisconsin Governor's race (copy)

Voters will choose between Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke on Election Day, Nov. 4.

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For the first time since March, Gov. Scott Walker's lead in Wisconsin's gubernatorial race exceeds the margin of error among likely voters.

Walker leads Democratic challenger Mary Burke 50 percent to 45 percent among likely voters, according to the Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday.

Among registered voters, Walker leads Burke by one point, 46 percent to 45 percent.

Poll director Charles Franklin said it "still qualifies as a very close race."

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In September, Walker and Burke were tied at 46 percent among registered voters, while Walker held a 49-46 percent lead among likely voters.

In the race for attorney general, Republican Brad Schimel leads Democrat Susan Happ slightly among likely voters, 41-39 percent.

Check back later for more coverage of the latest Marquette poll.

Jessie Opoien covers state government and politics for the Capital Times. She joined the Cap Times in 2013 and has also covered Madison life, race relations, culture and music. She has also covered education and politics for the Oshkosh Northwestern.