Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) holds a narrow lead over North Carolina Speaker Thom Tillis (R), according to a new poll conducted by the Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank in the state.
A month ago, Civitas found Tillis with a 3-point lead in the race.
This is the third straight poll to find Hagan with a narrow edge over her GOP challenger. She led in surveys from the Democratic Public Policy Polling and the Republican Magellan Strategies earlier this month.
The live-caller poll of 600 registered voters, which included a cellphone sub-sample, was conducted on June 18, 19 and 22 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.
North Carolina will be a key battleground in the battle for Senate control.