Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13811
One Week Till North Carolina Democratic Governor's Primary, Perdue Consolidates Support: In a Democratic Primary for Governor of NC today, 04/29/08, one week until votes are counted, Lieutenant Governor Beverly Perdue wins with 45% of the vote, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV, the ABC-owned TV station in Raleigh. State Treasurer Richard Moore takes 36%. Three weeks ago, the two were tied at 40%; one week ago, Perdue led by 4. With seven days left, 8% of voters remain undecided or say they will vote for another candidate. Perdue's lead comes entirely from women. Among men, the contest is tied. Among women, she leads by 17 points. Among voters age 18 to 49, Moore led by 3, trailed by 1, and now trails by 11. Among voters age 50+, Perdue has led by 3, 8, and now by 7. Among whites, Moore had led by 3, by 4, and now trails by 4. Among blacks, Perdue has led by 12, 16, and now leads by 25 points. In Raleigh, Perdue is ahead by 8. In Southern and Coastal Carolina, she is ahead by 10. In Charlotte, the contest is volatile and the lead has seesawed back to Perdue.
Filtering: 2,100 state of NC adults were interviewed 04/26/08 through 04/28/08. Of them, 1,796 were registered to vote. Of them, 727 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote or to have already voted in the Democratic primary. One-stop early voting began on 04/17/08 and continues through 05/03/08. The primary is 7 days, on 05/06/08.
If the Democratic Primary for Governor were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Richard Moore? Beverly Perdue? Dennis Nielsen? Or some other Democrat?
727 Actual & Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceAlready Voted?Party AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.7%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackAlready Likely VRepublicDemocratUnaffiliConservaModerateLiberalCharlottRaleigh South &
Other / Undecided16%14%18%21%18%13%14%19%13%19%15%14%17%13%**16%**15%28%17%15%15%27%10%15%
Composition of Actual & Likely Voters100%45%55%21%32%26%21%53%47%45%13%42%61%33%2%98%0%86%14%18%44%20%32%53%15%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.