Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13892
 
Perdue Has Early Lead in Race for NC Governor: 24 weeks from election day, Lieutenant Governor Beverly Perdue leads Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory by 7 points in the North Carolina gubernatorial race. Today, it's Perdue 52%, McCrory 45%. Among men, McCrory leads by 4; among women, Perdue leads by 18. Among whites, McCrory leads by 11; among blacks, Perdue leads by 73. 21% of Republicans cross over to vote for Perdue; 23% of Democrats cross over to vote for McCrory. Among Republicans, Perdue leads by 8. McCrory leads by 10 points in Charlotte and the western portion of the state; Perdue leads by 14 in Raleigh and Greensboro, and by 27 points in southern and coastal Carolina.
 
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 North Carolina adults 05/17/08 - 05/19/08. Of them, 866 were registered to vote; of them, 713 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 11/04/08 general election.
 
North Carolina voters will also elect a Governor. If the election for Governor were today, would you vote for (choices rotated) Republican Pat McCrory? Or, Democrat Beverly Perdue?
713 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentIncomeRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigrat< $50K> $50KCharlottRaleigh South &
Pat McCrory (R)45%50%39%38%51%46%39%46%43%44%39%46%54%11%****78%23%41%74%39%20%47%42%46%42%42%58%31%49%43%40%**32%32%80%**29%80%35%50%53%41%35%
Beverly Perdue (D)52%46%57%57%46%51%57%50%54%52%57%50%43%84%****21%73%49%23%57%76%49%54%50%54%56%39%66%46%54%57%**64%63%20%**69%16%62%46%43%55%62%
Undecided4%3%4%5%4%3%3%4%3%4%4%3%3%5%****1%4%10%3%3%4%4%4%4%3%3%3%3%5%3%3%**4%5%0%**2%4%3%4%4%4%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%48%52%22%33%27%19%54%46%46%11%44%76%20%2%3%33%49%15%31%34%12%49%51%63%24%14%49%46%18%81%47%3%9%12%8%4%6%8%42%58%36%49%16%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.