Barbara Howe, former Libertarian Party state chair and current gubernatorial candidate in North Carolina, registered the support of 7% of respondents in SurveyUSA’s latest poll of 606 registered voters.
Howe was the party’s nominee for governor in 2000 and 2004, winning about 1.5% in each election.
In the SurveyUSA poll, Howe polled best among male voters, capturing 9% of that group. She also captured 13% of independent voters.
In a recent Public Policy Polling survey of North Carolina voters in the Presidential race, Libertarian Gary Johnson was at 6%.