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Poll: U.S. Senator, Governor and President

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Polling provided by SurveyUSA of Verona, NJ for WTVD-TV

 

The results:
37% Hagan
29% Neal
35% Undecided

If the Democratic Primary for United States Senate were today, would you vote for Kay Hagan? Or Jim Neal?

In a Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate, with 16-weeks to the vote, State Senator Kay Hagan leads businessman Jim Neal 37% to 29%. But: 35% of likely Democratic Primary voters are undecided and much could change. Hagan leads by 4 among white voters, leads by 14 among black voters. Hagan runs strongest in Raleigh. Neal runs strongest in Charlotte. The candidates are effectively tied in Southern NC and on the Coast. The winner of the primary would face incumbent Republican Elizabeth Dole.

 

The results:
15% Graham
6% Orr
27% McCrory
18% Smith
33% Undecided

If the Republican Primary for Governor were today, would you vote for Bill Graham? Bob Orr? Pat McCrory? Or Fred Smith?

In a Republican Primary for Governor of NC with 16-weeks to the vote, Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory at 27% defeats State Senator Fred Smith, attorney Bill Graham and former Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. But: one third of likely GOP Primary voters have yet to pick a candidate. Compared to a SurveyUSA poll conducted in November, before McCrory was a candidate, Graham is down 11 points, Smith is down 6 points and Orr is down 9 points. McCrory's lead comes entirely from voters in greater Charlotte, where he is up 34 points over Graham. Smith leads in other parts of the state, with 24% support in Raleigh and 28% support in Southern NC and on the Coast.


The results:
32% Clinton
21% Edwards
36% Obama
5% Other
7% Undecided

If the Democratic Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for Hillary Clinton? John Edwards? Barack Obama? Or some other Democrat?

In a Democratic Presidential Primary in North Carolina with 16-weeks to the vote, Barack Obama edges Hillary Clinton 36% to 32%, according to this SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA tracking poll 10 weeks ago, Obama is up 17 points, Clinton is down 11 points. Clinton had led 2nd place John Edwards by 18 points, now trails Obama by 4 points, with Edwards falling to 3rd place. Obama leads by 9 among men. The two are tied among women. Among black voters, Obama leads 3:1. Among white voters, Clinton leads Edwards by 6. Clinton runs strong in Charlotte, where she is up 12. Obama has a double-digit advantage in Raleigh, Southern NC and on the Coast.

 

The results:
10% Giuliani
28% Huckabee
27% McCain
10% Romney
15% Thompson
3% Paul
2% Other
5% Undecided

If the Republican Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for Rudy Giuliani? Mike Huckabee? John McCain? Mitt Romney? Fred Thompson? Ron Paul? Or some other Republican?

In a Republican Primary for President in North Carolina with 16-weeks to the vote, Mike Huckabee, at 28%, and John McCain, at 27%, are effectively tied for the lead, with Fred Thompson, at 15%, in 3rd place, according to this latest SurveyUSA tracking poll of likely Republican primary voters conducted exclusively for WTVD-TV Raleigh. Huckabee leads by 8 among Conservatives. McCain leads by 17 among Moderates. Huckabee has a slight edge in Charlotte and Raleigh. McCain runs stronger in Southern NC and on the Coast. Huckabee's support is young. McCain's support is old.