Thursday, August 07, 2014

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) North Carolina 2014 Senatorial Survey

Rasmussen (R) North Carolina 2014 Senate Poll
  • Thom Tillis (R) 45% [45%] (47%) 
  • Kay Hagan (D) 40% [44%] (40%)
  • Some other candidate 6% [5%] (3%)
  • Undecided 9% [7%] (10%)
Survey of 750 likely voters was conducted August 5-6, 2014. The margin of error is +/- 4 percentage points. Results from the poll conducted May 7-8, 2014 are in square brackets.  Results from the poll conducted January 22-23, 2014 are in parentheses.
Inside the numbers: 
Hagan who is seeking a second six-year term was elected to the Senate in 2008 with 53% of the vote. She has the support of 73% of North Carolina Democrats. Tillis, the winner of a hotly contested GOP primary, earns 79% support from the state’s Republicans and leads by better than two-to-one among voters not affiliated with either major party.
Hagan is viewed Very Favorably by 18% of voters and Very Unfavorably by 27%. For Tillis, Very Favorables are 14% and Very Unfavorables 22%. He is only slightly less well-known than the incumbent.

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