POLL: McIntyre far from favorite candidate for governor

Published: Feb. 8, 2012 at 10:53 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 10, 2012 at 11:05 PM EST
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Congressman Mike McIntyre is one of several Democrats interested in making a run for governor....
Congressman Mike McIntyre is one of several Democrats interested in making a run for governor. According to a new poll, he would have a lot of work to do.

STATEWIDE, NC (WECT) – Congressman Mike McIntyre is one of several Democrats interested in making a run for governor. According to a new poll, he would have a lot of work to do.

Public Policy Polling looked at the potential field of candidates and found that former Congressman Bob Etheridge was the favorite candidate for governor with 21% of the vote.

Former House Speaker Dan Blue had 13%, followed by Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton at 10%. McIntyre came in with 6%, behind Richard Moore and Brad Miller.

A full 33% of Democrats are still undecided, according to the poll.

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