A new poll shows that either major Republican candidate for governor would crush the Democrat should the election be held now.
But the University of Wisconsin Badger Poll released on Thursday also shows that most people just aren't paying attention to the race four months before the election.
The poll shows that 32 percent would vote for either Republican Scott Walker or Mark Neumann. Only 15 percent say they would vote for Democrat Tom Barrett.
But a whopping 52 percent say they are undecided. A majority of voters also say they don't know enough about any of the three candidates to say whether they like them or not.
The random telephone poll of 500 people conducted between June 9 and July 10 has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.
Another Badger poll on Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race shows that few registered voters have been paying attention. But those who have prefer Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold over leading Republican challenger Ron Johnson, 27 percent to 21 percent.
The results of the University of Wisconsin Badger Poll results were released Thursday. The poll has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 4.5 percent.
It finds that 63 percent of registered voters say they're following the race only a little or not at all.
It also finds that Johnson, a political newcomer, has a lot of work to do to introduce himself to voters. Nine percent have a favorable rating of him, 5 percent unfavorable, and 85 percent say they don't know.
The poll was conducted between June 9 and last Saturday, before both campaigns released dueling TV ads this week.