Getting right to it:
Dole vs. Neal
Neal performs similarly to other Democrats that lack statewide name recognition. His results are similar to Grier Martin, Kay Hagan and Jerry Meek. Dole is still below the 50% mark.
Bush Job Approval
Dole Job Approval
Bush and Dole fall a few points from last month.
Right direction 26%
Wrong track 67%
Right-track/Wrong-track North Carolina
Right direction 37%
Wrong track 47%
People feel significantly better about North Carolina than they do about the whole country, but neither is very positive.
Vote for Governor
Vote for President
As expected, the Democrats have an early advantage in the gubernatorial general election, but more surprisingly a generic Democrat continues to win for President in North Carolina. In May a generic Democrat was winning 47-42.