Democratic Governor Tim Walz leads by under three points over Republican challenger Scott Jensen — within the margin of error in the latest poll from Trafalgar Group, commissioned by conservative Alpha News.  Earlier polls put Walz’s lead from seven points to as much as 18, but Carleton College analyst Schier says based on surveys so far, with more coming in shortly…

…”Governor Walz has a single-digit lead over GOP challenger Scott Jensen.  Now, how *big* a single-digit lead is what pollsters diasgree about.”

Early voting begins Friday in Minnesota.   The latest poll finds just under five percent  say they haven’t decided.