Poll: Significant Post-Debate Shift Seen In North Carolina

President Obama leads Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the key swing state of North Carolina 46 percent to Romney’s 45 percent, according to a new poll released Friday from High Point University (HPU).

The poll, which surveyed 605 likely voters from Sept. 29-Oct. 10, shows the raced tightened after the presidential date on Oct. 3. Prior to the debate, HPU showed Obama with a 49 percent to 40 percent advantage over Romney, but Romney saw a 49 percent to 43 percent lead from Oct. 4-10. 

The PollTracker average currently shows Romney at 48.6 percent and Obama at 46.9 percent.