Pat McCrory is touting a poll from an unusual source. The Republican gubernatorial candidate's campaign has been showing off the results of a poll by noted Democratic consultant James Carville's Democracy Corps.
The poll of 852 likely voters conducted Aug. 20-26 showed McCrory with a 55 percent favorable rating and Democratic rival Beverly Perdue with 49 percent.
It also showed the candidates essentially tied in the race for governor.
The survey was done by Greenberg, Quinlin and Rosner Research. Democracy Corps sent out a news release noting results in the presidential and Senate races, but it did not mention the gubernatorial results.
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