The new Fox News poll of the Wisconsin Senate race has bad news for Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold, with an eight-point lead for Republican businessman Ron Johnson.
The numbers: Johnson 52%, Feingold 44%. The survey of likely voters has a ±3% margin of error. There is no previous Fox News poll of this race. However, this poll was conducted through a Rasmussen offshoot, Pulse Opinion Research, which performs made-to-order robopolls. In the previous Rasmussen poll from two weeks ago, Johnson led by a similar margin of 51%-44%.
The TPM Poll Average gives Johnson a lead of 52.2%-43.6%.