Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson leads Attorney General Josh Stein by six points in a poll previewing a potential 2024 contest for North Carolina Governor. Robinson, a former factory worker, has earned considerable statewide media attention since becoming the state’s first black Lt. Governor and is popular with the party’s base. Stein was a state senator before becoming Attorney General in 2016. In 2020, Stein narrowly defeated his Republican opponent, winning reelection by 14,000 votes out of more than 5.5 million cast.
CPR’s pollster, Meeting Street Insights, was in the field May 12-16. The poll has a margin of error 4.38%. See the crosstabs here: NC Statewide Survey 2024 Gov Race