Conducted October 2, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
*Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.
1* If the 2012 election for governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Pat McCrory or Democrat Walter Dalton?
2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.
Generally speaking, How would you rate the
4* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
5* How would you rate your personal finances these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
6* Are your personal finances getting better or worse?
7* Sometimes, unexpected things come up that prevent people from voting on Election Day. Are you certain that you will vote in this year’s elections, or is it possible that something could come up that would prevent you from voting?
8* How would you rate the job Bev Perdue has been doing as governor…do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job she’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence