The AJC has released their exclusive poll conducted by Abt SRBI that shows Governor Nathan Deal with a slight lead of 46-41 over Carter, with 5% going to Andrew Hunt. It also shows Perdue with a lead of 44-42, with 6% going to Amanda Swafford. Perdue’s lead is within the margin of error of 3.6%, though.
The full crosstabs are available, but a quick synopsis shows:
- 1,170 Georgians polled via cell phones and landlines from October 16-23
- African-Americans – 29 percent
- Females – A tick under 50 percent