An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday shows Republican candidate Joe Miller leading Democratic challenger Beth VanDyke by a four-point margin.
The poll also shows Miller leading VanDyan by eight points.
The latest NBC News poll has a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.
VanDyer, a former Omaha mayor, is a Democrat who is a former U.S. Army officer.
Van Dyke, a Republican, served as mayor of Omaha and as mayor for four years before being elected to the state legislature.
The poll of 500 likely voters in Omaha, Nebraska, was conducted on July 29-30.
The margin of sampling error for the Omaha area is plus or below 3.5 percentage points, according to NBC News.
Here is the poll summary: In the poll, Miller leads VanDynek 46 percent to 44 percent among likely voters, with 5 percent undecided.
Miller is leading 57 percent to 40 percent among registered voters.
Van Dyke leads 46 percent of registered voters to 41 percent among those who are likely voters.
Among those who plan to vote in the November election, Miller has a 41 percent advantage over VanDydyke.
Miller leads 54 percent to 38 percent among women, 54 percent among people who have a college degree, and 53 percent of those who have not voted in the last election.
Miller leads 55 percent to 36 percent among voters who are older than 50, 55 percent among men, and 57 percent of voters who identify as independent or Republican.
VanDykee leads 54% to 35 percent among the 50- to 64-year-old demographic.
Van dyan leads 50 percent to 37 percent among whites and 52 percent among Hispanics.
More than half of the voters surveyed say they have not yet decided who they will vote for in November, according the poll.
In a statement, Miller said he would be “looking forward to spending time with my family, running for office, and looking forward to the voters of Nebraska.”
Miller has also criticized the election rules that allow Democrats to vote without having to register with the party.
“This year’s voting restrictions are not fair to voters and they should be repealed,” Miller said.
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