Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13560
McCrory Holds Onto Lead in NC GOP Governor Primary: Eight weeks to the Republican Primary for Governor of North Carolina, Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory continues to lead State Senator Fred Smith and businessman Bill Graham, who continue to be tied for 2nd place, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. One month ago, McCrory led by 17 points, today by 8. McCrory has lost ground in Raleigh/Greensboro, and in Southern and Eastern NC, where he now runs 4th in both regions, at 9%. McCrory's entire base of support is concentrated in Charlotte, where he is 42 points atop his nearest challenger. Among Moderates, Graham has caught McCrory. Among voters age 50+, Smith has closed to within 6 of McCrory.
Filtering: 2,100 state of NC adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 03/08/08 through 03/10/08. Of them, 1,868 were registered to vote. Of them, 403 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 05/06/08 Republican Primary.
If the Republican Primary for Governor were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Bill Graham? Bob Orr? Pat McCrory? Or Fred Smith?
403 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratUnaffiliConservaModerateLiberalCharlottRaleigh South &
Composition of Likely Voters100%55%45%19%32%29%20%51%49%44%10%47%92%3%4%1%96%0%4%63%25%2%37%47%15%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.