|Congressman Dan Lungren|
In one of the closest and hotly contested congressional races this election cycle, Democratic challenger Dr. Ami Bera is tied with his Republican opponent, Congressman Dan Lungren.
In a poll released today in the political publication The Hill, the survey showed the two men tied at 47 percent. However when the pollsters read positive statements about both candidates, Bera was viewed more favorable than Lungren by five percent.
The poll involved 401 respondents and was sponsored by House Majority PAC, SEIU, AFSCME and Friends of Democracy all of whom primarily support Democratic candidates.