One week ahead of the closely-watched re-do election in south central North Carolina’s 9th congressional district, a new poll of 500 likely voters from RRH Elections shows the race very tight. State Sen. Dan Bishop (R) edges businessman and 2018 general election nominee Dan McCready (D) by a margin of 46%-45%, well within the poll’s 4% margin of error. Libertarian Jeff Scott and Green Party candidate Allen Smith trail with 2% and 1% respectively, and 5% remain undecided.
This special election was needed after absentee ballot voter fraud cause the 2018 general election results in this Congressional district to be invalidated. The national liberal and Democratic online grassroots have been pouring money into this district and Dan McCready has been able to outraise Dan Bishop by a whopping $4.7 million to $1.9 million margin. Still our poll shows it to be a very tight race. Anyone who wants to help keep this seat in Republican hands can donate to Republican Dan Bishop’s campaign HERE.
The survey also shows that President Trump’s approval rating in this R+8 district is just barely positive and that the President holds a modest lead over Joe Biden in this district in a potential 2020 presidential race. LG Dan Forest (R) would also edge Gov. Roy Cooper (D) in potential 2020 gubernatorial race in the district. The poll of 500 likely voters was conducted by RRH Elections through landline and cell phone calls, and has a margin of error of 4%. RRH Elections is solely responsible for data analysis for this survey, including demographic weighting. The survey results were weighted by gender and geographic location only. RRH Elections is a group of volunteer hobbyist bloggers that has no connection to any candidate or organization active in this race. This poll was entirely crowd-funded by donations from the readers of our blog. Please visit us at http://rrhelections.com.
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