Smith said that may reflect Menino’s having spent less time in the public eye and not having announced whether he will run. That may explain why there are more undecideds than this time four years ago.
But undecided doesn’t mean voters are anti-Menino.
“It’s not like that vote is going to Connolly,” Smith said. “It’s just parked on the sidelines, waiting to see what’s going to happen.”