Democratic Challenger Holds Several-Point Lead in North Carolina Senate Poll


Democrat Deborah Ross holds a four-point lead over Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) in the latest poll of the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina from Quinnipiac University.

The former North Carolina representative leads the poll of likely North Carolina voters, 49-45.

Burr held the lead by a slim margin, 48-47, when Quinnipiac polled the race last month.

The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted Oct. 27-Nov. 1 among 602 likely North Carolina voters via live telephone interview, with a margin of error of plus or minus four percent.

TPM’s PollTracker Average for the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina shows Ross leading Burr, 46.9 to 44.8.