Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) leads Democratic challenger Deborah Ross by six points, in a new Monmouth University poll of the U.S. Senate election in North Carolina.
Burr leads the poll, 49-43, with Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh polling at 2 percent.
The incumbent senator has expanded his lead since Monmouth University last polled the contest in August, when Burr led +2 and now he leads +6.
The Monmouth University poll was conducted Oct. 20-23 among 402 likely North Carolina voters, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent.
TPM’s PollTracker Average for the U.S. Senate election in North Carolina shows Burr leading Ross, 44.9 to 41.5.