Poll shows small margin in NC governor's race

October 7, 2008 1:27:53 PM PDT
In an exclusive SurveryUSA Election Poll for WTVD, if there was an election on Oct. 7, 2008, the N.C. election for governor would be a virtual tie with Pat McCrory having a nominal 1-point lead over Bev Perdue.

McCrory leads among men, Perdue among women. There is a 26-point gender gap. McCrory, former mayor of Charlotte, leads in greater Charlotte and in greater Greensboro. Perdue leads in greater Raleigh and in Southern and Coastal NC. Libertarian Mike Munger gets 4% today.

North Carolina voters will also elect a Governor. If the election for Governor were today, would you vote for (choices rotated) Republican Pat McCrory? Democrat Beverly Perdue? Or Libertarian Mike Munger?

46% Pat McCrory (R)
45% Beverly Perdue (D)
4% Mike Munger (L)
5% Undecided