Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13668

Geography Surveyed: North Carolina
Data Collected: 04/05/2008 - 04/07/2008
Release Date: 04/08/2008 10:40 AM ET
Sponsor: WTVD-TV Raleigh

Word Reaches Raleigh About Pat McCrory, Whose Lead Widens As His Base of Support Broadens: In a Republican Primary for Governor of North Carolina held today, one month till votes are counted, Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory wins with 38% of the vote, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. State Senator Fred Smith is second with 19%, businessman Bill Graham and former State Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr tie for third. McCrory is up 12 points from an identical poll taken four weeks ago, buoyed by a tripling of his support in the Raleigh and Greensboro areas, where McCrory was in last place with 9% in SurveyUSA's most recent tracking poll; today, McCrory finishes 1st in that region, with 29% of the vote.

Filtering: 2,100 state of NC adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 04/05/08 through 04/07/08. Of them, 1,824 were registered to vote. Of them, 408 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 05/06/08 Republican Primary.

  Asked of 408 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?

9% Graham
10% Orr
38% McCrory
19% Smith
25% Undecided

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