Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are linked in North Carolina, based on a fresh survey that demonstrates marquee races coming down to the wire are ’sed by all three of the battleground state.
The Siena College poll, ran for the New York Times Upshot, reveals Clinton and Trump deadlocked at 44 percent. Libertarian Gary Johnson is at 3 percent, 2 percent choose another nominee and 6 percent are on the fence.
In mid-October, Clinton had a 7-point lead over Trump, ran in the preceding Siena College survey in North Carolina.
The race is deadlocked in early voting, which concluded on Saturday despite a Clinton edge. Among the 63 percent of survey respondents that have already voted, Clinton has a 9-point lead, 49 percent to 40 percent.
But among Election Day voters, Trump leads, 52 percent to 35 percent. The survey was conducted Friday through Sunday.
The Republican has a 29-point lead among white voters, 59 percent to 30 percent. Clinton heads to 6 percent among black voters, 86 percent.
The other two important statewide competitions are also within the survey’s margin of error of plus-or-minus 3.5 percentage points.
In the Senate race, incumbent GOP Sen. Richard Burr heads Democrat Deborah Ross by a single stage, 46 percent to 45 percent. The pitched gubernatorial race is also within a point, with Democratic state Attorney General Roy Cooper inching in front of incumbent GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, 47 percent to 46 percent.
The survey surveyed 800 likely voters ran off a list of registered voters in the state.
The results are similar to a Quinnipiac University survey that showed Clinton ahead by 3 points in the gubernatorial race ahead by 2 points in the presidential race, a tie in the Senate race and Cooper.