SurveyUSA is one of the most accurate polling companies in the United States, along with Public Policy Polling. Those two polling firms have also been the most reliable in terms of including third party candidates in their polls over the last couple of years. They recently polled the gubernatorial race in North Carolina and found Barbara Howe, the Libertarian Party’s gubernatorial candidate, receiving 7% of the vote.
In an election for North Carolina governor today, 05/22/12, Republican Pat McCrory leads Democrat Walter Dalton by 5 points, according to this latest exclusive WRAL-TV poll conducted by SurveyUSA. McCrory gets 44% today, Dalton 39%. Libertarian Barbara Howe gets 7%; 10% of likely voters are undecided.
Howe performs best amongst Hispanics, Males, Independents, and Evangelicals.