The poll finds Biden at 49 percent and Trump at 48 percent among likely voters, with two third-party candidates — Libertarian nominee Jo Jorgensen and Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins — accounting for just 1 percent of the vote. Among registered voters, Biden is at 48 percent, Trump at 46 percent and the third-party candidates a combined 3 percent…

The president’s overall approval rating among registered voters in North Carolina is 47 percent positive and 52 percent negative, with 44 percent saying they strongly disapprove of the way he is handling his job vs. 37 percent who strongly approve. Trump’s approval margin is slightly better in North Carolina than it is nationally. Among likely voters in North Carolina who approve of Trump, 94 percent support Trump for reelection. Among those who disapprove, 95 percent support Biden…

When asked which of the candidates would best handle the two major issues, Trump is slightly more trusted than Biden to deal with the economy, by 51 percent to 45 percent. Biden is narrowly more trusted to handle the coronavirus pandemic, by 51 percent to 43 percent. Biden’s margin on trust on the pandemic is smaller than nationally, while Trump’s margin on the economy is better than his national number.