Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13185

Geography Surveyed: North Carolina
Data Collected: 01/11/2008 - 01/14/2008
Release Date: 01/15/2008 9:25 AM ET
Sponsor: WTVD-TV Raleigh

NC GOP Presidential Tracking Poll #2: Huckabee and McCain Tied Tarheel to Tarheel: In a Republican Primary for President in North Carolina today, 16 weeks to the vote, Mike Huckabee, at 28%, and John McCain, at 27%, are effectively tied for the lead, with Fred Thompson, at 15%, in 3rd place, according to this latest SurveyUSA tracking poll of likely Republican primary voters conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. Huckabee leads by 8 among Conservatives. McCain leads by 17 among Moderates. Huckabee has a slight edge in Charlotte and Raleigh. McCain runs stronger in Southern NC and on the Coast. Huckabee's support is young. McCain's support is old.

Filtering: 2,100 North Carolina adults were interviewed 01/12/08 through 01/14/08. Of them, 1,815 were registered to vote. Of them, 485 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the Republican Primary on 05/06/08. Many presidential primaries and caucuses will occur between today and 05/06/08. Some candidates will drop out, others will gain traction. These results should be expected to change as the campaign for President continues to unfold.

  Asked of 485 likely voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.5 percentage points.

If the Republican Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Rudy Giuliani? Mike Huckabee? John McCain? Mitt Romney? Fred Thompson? Ron Paul? Or some other Republican?

10% Giuliani
28% Huckabee
27% McCain
10% Romney
15% Thompson
3% Paul
2% Other
5% Undecided

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