Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13560

Geography Surveyed: North Carolina
Data Collected: 03/08/2008 - 03/10/2008
Release Date: 03/11/2008 7:10 AM ET
Sponsor: WTVD-TV Raleigh

McCrory Holds Onto Lead in NC GOP Governor Primary: Eight weeks to the Republican Primary for Governor of North Carolina, Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory continues to lead State Senator Fred Smith and businessman Bill Graham, who continue to be tied for 2nd place, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. One month ago, McCrory led by 17 points, today by 8. McCrory has lost ground in Raleigh/Greensboro, and in Southern and Eastern NC, where he now runs 4th in both regions, at 9%. McCrory's entire base of support is concentrated in Charlotte, where he is 42 points atop his nearest challenger. Among Moderates, Graham has caught McCrory. Among voters age 50+, Smith has closed to within 6 of McCrory.

Filtering: 2,100 state of NC adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 03/08/08 through 03/10/08. Of them, 1,868 were registered to vote. Of them, 403 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 05/06/08 Republican Primary.

  Asked of 403 likely voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 5 percentage points.

If the Republican Primary for Governor were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Bill Graham? Bob Orr? Pat McCrory? Or Fred Smith?

16% Graham
12% Orr
26% McCrory
18% Smith
28% Undecided

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