When a poll (pdf) says that a race is 49-47% ten whole months before the election, you know it’s pretty suspect.
So I’m supposed to believe that only 3-4% of voters in NC’s 8th Congressional District know right now who they are voting for. I’d wager $100 that half the voters couldn’t even tell you who one of the candidates is right now, much less for whom they’ll be voting.
For comparison, New Hampshire polling done the past couple of days (2 days before the primary) show somewhere between 8-15% of the voters undecided.
But you’ve got to consider the source of the poll — the SEIU — who are obviously trying to drum up attention and excitement for their ultra-liberal agenda in what everybody knows is going to be a competitive contest between Hayes and Kissell.
If they would have said it was 39-37%, I could believe it. But 49-47% — no way.