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ECU Poll Shows Budd With Narrow Lead Over Beasley

14 Sep 2022, 06:16 GMT+10

The latest ECU Poll, conducted September 7-10, shows a competitive contest in North Carolina's upcoming U.S. Senate election, with Republican nominee, Ted Budd, winning the support of 49% of likely voters compared to 46% for Democratic nominee, Cheri Beasley. Just 4% of the poll respondents report they are undecided (with the remainder expressing support for some other candidate). The Senate race in North Carolina has narrowed significantly since a previous ECU Poll conducted in May, where Budd led Beasley by 8 percentage points among registered voters.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Ted Budd leads Cheri Beasley 49% to 46% among likely voters in North Carolina.
  • 67% of those who intend to vote for Cheri Beasley report that the overturn of Roe v. Wade was either a "very important factor" or "the most important factor" in their vote choice.
  • Approval for President Biden in North Carolina stands at 44%, up from May when his approval stood at 35%.


Peter Francia


Jonathan Morris


Source: ECU Center for Survey Research

Distributed by: Reportable, Inc.

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