Election 2010: North Carolina Senate
North Carolina Senate: Burr (R) Remains Ahead of Marshall (D)
Republican Senator Richard Burr still holds a double-digit lead over challenger Elaine Marshall in his bid for reelection in North Carolina.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Tar Heel State finds Burr with 52% support, while Marshal earns 38% of the vote. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate in the race, and eight percent (8%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 500 Likely Voters in North Carolina was conducted on October 12, 2010 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.
The race remains Solid Republican in the Rasmussen Election 2010 Senate Balance of Power rankings.
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