Democratic Senate nominee Cal Cunningham, who is challenging Republican incumbent Tom Tillis, garnered 50 percent support among registered voters, compared to 41 percent of Tillis in the NBC News / Marist poll.
Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, who is running for a second term, is ahead of Republican Gov. Dan Forrest by 58-38 points.
The poll comes after a recent poll of elections in other states showed that Trump was significantly behind Biden in the battlefields he captured four years ago to take over the presidency. Trump won North Carolina by 3.8 percentage points in 2016.
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A series of state surveys for CNN-SSRS, published Sunday, reported that Biden is Trump’s leader with a margin of 51% to 46% in Florida; 49 to 45 percent in Arizona; and 52 to 40 percent in Michigan.
In 2016, Trump won Florida by 1.3 percentage points, won Arizona by 4.1 percentage points and won Michigan by 0.3 percentage points.
The NBC News / Marist survey was conducted on July 14-22, examining 1,067 adults with a difference in sampling error of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points. The error of error among the 882 registered voters surveyed is plus or minus 4.0 percentage points.