MARIST COLLEGE (NEWS RELEASE) -- President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are competitive in the presidential contest in North Carolina. Among registered voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, 46% support Obama while 44% favor Romney. One percent backs another candidate, and 9% are undecided.
"In 2008, President Obama narrowly edged out John McCain in the state," says Dr. Lee M. Miringoff, Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. "The electorate is similarly divided this presidential contest."