Budd extends lead over Beasley in North Carolina Senate race: poll

Rep. Ted Budd (Republican) extended his lead over Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley to six points in the race for North Carolina’s Senate seat. East Carolina University (ECU) Poll.

Budd has a 50-44% lead over Beasley among voters. In early September, similar his ECU poll saw him lead Beasley by just three points.

“Although it remains competitive, the latest polls show Ted Budd as the frontrunner in the North Carolina Senate race,” said Peter Francia, director of the ECU Center for Research Studies, in a statement. .

polls come after candidates sparred during a debate earlier this month On some issues, including abortion.

Budd during the debate also tried to tie Beasley to President Biden.

An ECU poll shows Mr. Biden’s approval rating in North Carolina at 38%.

The poll was conducted from October 10th to October 13th with 902 potential voters. The margin of error is 3.8 percentage points.

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