A poll conducted for Tim Burns’ state Supreme Court campaign found the Middleton attorney leading the three-person race after candidate bio information was read to respondents.
When first asked about the race, 7 percent backed Burns, 7 percent favored Milwaukee Judge Rebecca Dallet and 4 percent backed Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock. That left 82 percent undecided, according to a memo on the mid-November poll.
Those conducting the poll then read the respondents bio information on all three, according to the campaign.
On Burns, they were told his parents grew up poor, taught him hard work a...