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Poll: Heading Into Convention, Romney Leads Obama by 4 In North Carolina

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It’s neck and neck going into the convention in Charlotte.

From the Charlotte Observer:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Republican Mitt Romney appears to have gotten his bounce from his party’s national convention – at least in the state hosting the Democratic convention, according to a poll released Sunday.

The new Elon University/Charlotte Observer Poll shows the GOP presidential candidate leading President Barack Obama 47 percent to 43 percent in North Carolina.

The poll, which has a margin of error of 3 percentage points, surveyed likely voters from Aug. 25-30, during the GOP convention in Tampa. Elon did the poll in partnership with the Observer and the News & Observer of Raleigh.

“I would have to say that is a small, modest bump,” said poll director Kenneth Fernandez.

More as it develops…