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North Carolina: Romney 46%, Obama 44%

Friday, April 13, 2012

In the first Rasmussen Reports look at one of the key swing states in this year’s presidential election, likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney and President Obama are in a tight race in North Carolina.

The former Massachusetts governor just edges the president 46% to 44%, according to a new statewide survey of Likely Voters. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

The survey of 500 Likely Voters in North Carolina was conducted on April 10, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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