Dole, Hagan in fierce battle for Senate

October 7, 2008 11:57:06 AM PDT
In an election for US Senator from North Carolina today, incumbent Republican Elizabeth Dole and Democratic challenger Kay Hagan finish effectively even

Dole leads among men, among whites, among middle-aged voters and in Southern and Coastal NC. The contest is effectively even in greater Charlotte, greater Greensboro and greater Raleigh. Hagan leads among women, among seniors, among blacks, among pro-choice voters, among Moderates and among Independents. SurveyUSA models black turnout at 20% in this poll. If black turnout is higher, Hagan will outperform these numbers.

North Carolina voters will also elect a United States Senator. If the election for United States Senator were today, would you vote for (choices rotated) Republican Elizabeth Dole? Democrat Kay Hagan? Or Libertarian Chris Cole?

44% Elizabeth Dole (R)
43% Kay Hagan (D)
7% Chris Cole (L)
6% Undecided