The poll, conducted last week by EPIC-MRA of Lansing, shows that 62 percent of the state’s residents believe the economy has bottomed out and is now improving. That’s a sharp turnaround from last year when just 39 percent of residents thought the economy was improving.
How Michiganders view the state’s economy is likely to influence their vote in the presidential election. According to the poll, 61 percent of likely voters who believe the state’s economy is improving, plan to vote for President Obama.
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