Romney Tops Obama; McCrory Tops Dalton in North Carolina Poll
Charlotte, NC, October 10, 2012 --(PR.com)-- A poll conducted by non-partisan research firm Gravis
Marketing shows Mitt Romney with a 8.7 percent lead over President Barack Obama in the state of North
Carolina. The same poll finds North Carolina Republican Pat McCrory with a double-digit lead over
Democrat Walter Dalton in the state's governor's race.
The presidential poll shows 49.9 percent of poll-takers likely to vote for Republican candidate Romney,
while 41.2 percent of poll-takers are likely to vote for incumbent President Obama. Undecided
respondents, or those expressing a preference for another candidate in the presidential race, make up 8.8
percent of those participating in the poll.
The governor's poll shows Republican candidate McCrory with a 16.3 percent lead over Democratic
candidate Dalton. The poll finds 49.6 percent of poll-takers likely to vote for McCrory, while 33.3 percent
of poll-takers are likely to vote for Dalton. Undecided respondents, or those expressing a preference for
another candidate in the governor's race, make up 17.1 percent of those participating in the poll.
The poll, conducted October 6 - October 8, surveyed 1,325 likely North Carolina voters. Poll-takers
identifying as Democrat made up 41.8 percent of the polling group, Republican-identifying poll-takers
made up 31.8 percent of the polling group, and 26.3 percent of poll-takers indicated no party affiliation or
affiliation with another party.
The Gravis Marketing poll carries a margin of error of 2.9 percent.
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Gravis Marketing, Inc.
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