The results of a new poll, conducted by Elon University in North Carolina, were released on April 17. In the survey participants were asked, whether they would vote for democrat Hillary Clinton or republican Donald Trump, assuming that these two candidates would win the primaries. According to the results, 47.0% of interviewees are going to vote for the Democrats, while 41.0% are going to vote for the Republicans. This poll was conducted from February 15 to February 17, among a random sample of 1530 likely voters. Results have a +/-2.5 percentage points margin of error.
Translating these results into two-party vote shares yields values of 53.4% for the Democrats and 46.6% for the Republicans. The vote share for the republicans is 2.3 percentage points over the average results of other polls in North Carolina.