Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13351

Geography Surveyed: North Carolina
Data Collected: 02/11/2008
Release Date: 02/12/2008 10:25 AM ET
Sponsor: WTVD-TV Raleigh

12 Weeks To NC Primary, McCrory Leads 2:1 in Fight for GOP Governor Nomination: Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory entered the Republican race for North Carolina governor one month ago, immediately out-polling his competitors. Today, three months to the primary, McCrory has increased his lead and takes 33% in an election today, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. Bill Graham and Fred Smith tie for second at 16%; Bob Orr trails with 9%. In the month since SurveyUSA last tracking poll, McCrory is up 6 points, Orr is up 3, Graham is up 1, Smith is down 2. One of every three likely Republican voters remain undecided in this contest.

Filtering: 2,000 state of NC adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 02/11/08. Of the adults, 1,669 were registered to vote. Of them, 436 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 05/06/08 NC Republican Primary.

  Asked of 436 likely voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.8 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
9% Orr
33% McCrory
16% Smith
26% Undecided

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