Elon poll: Cooper leads McCrory, 48-42

The governor may have a new problem on the horizon. According to a new Elon poll, Governor McCrory now trails State Attorney Roy Cooper in the race for governor. 

The poll shows Cooper ahead of McCrory 48 percent to 42 percent, with a four percent margin of error. 

This is the second Elon poll in a row with Cooper leading. 

Numbers show that the incumbents' job approval rating also dipped to its lowest point in two years. 

Pollsters also asked people their thoughts on recent ordinances, with 49 percent saying the state should prohibit cities like Charlotte from making ordinances like the bathroom bill. 

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