North Carolina: Small lead for Republicans in SurveyUSA poll
The results of a new poll, sponsored SurveyUSA in North Carolina, were published on April 14. 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. Of those who answered the question, 43.0% said that they are going to vote for the democrat Hillary Clinton, whereas 45.0% indicated that they would give their vote to Donald Trump. The poll was carried out from February 14 to February 16 among 1250 likely voters. Results have a +/-2.8 percentage points sampling error.
Translating these results into two-party vote shares yields values of 48.9% for the democrat Clinton and 51.1% for the republican Trump. The republicans did worse by 2.3 percentage points in comparison to the average results of the other polls in North Carolina.