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N.C. Residents Remain Undecided in Presidential, Gubernatorial Races

Posted April 20, 2007 3:06 p.m. EDT

— According to the latest Elon University poll, "Who are you going to vote for?" is an open-ended question right now for many North Carolinians.

When asked who they'd support for president in 2008, 57 percent of respondents said they do not know or it's too early to tell. Ten percent said they will support Hillary Clinton while 9 percent back Barack Obama.

Eight percent said John Edwards and 5 percent support Rudy Giuliani. Former vice-president Al Gore, along with three Republican candidates John McCain, Fred Thompson and Mitt Romney were each named by one percent of respondents.

In next year's governor's race, 87 percent of respondents say they do not know who'll they'll support or say it is too early to tell.
Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue was named by 3 percent of respondents while state Treasurer Richard Moore garnered 2 percent. Meanwhile, Bill Graham was named by 1 percent of respondents.

The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.6 percent.