Local Politics

How would you answer the presidential poll?

How would you have answered the pollster's questions? Here is your chance.

Posted Updated
John McCain, Barack Obama

Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Inc., of Washington, D.C., surveyed 800 registered North Carolina voters by telephone from Oct. 22 through Oct. 24, 2008. 

The margin for error, according to standards customarily used by statisticians, is no more than plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. This means that there is a 95 percent probability that the "true" figure would fall within that range if the entire population were sampled.

How would you have answered the pollster's questions? Here is your chance. The same questions about the presidential election are posed below. Click on each one to register your answer, then compare the totally unscientific results* of this online poll to the scientific ones gathered by Mason-Dixon.
What are your thoughts on each of the candidates at the top of the ticket?Barack ObamaJohn McCainJoe BidenSarah Palin

Which of the two major-party presidential candidates do you trust more to handle the following:

*Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that WRAL.com online polls are for entertainment and are not conducted in a scientific fashion.

We make no guarantees about the accuracy of the results other than that they reflect the choices of the users who participated.



Copyright 2022 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.