The statewide poll results showed LePage leading the five-candidate field with about 30 percent to Mitchell’s 29 percent. Independent candidate Eliot Cutler had support from about 11 percent of respondents, independent Shawn Moody had about 5 percent and independent Kevin Scott had about two percent.
About 24 percent of respondents in the statewide poll were still undecided in the gubernatorial race. The sample size was 679 statewide, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.76 percent, according to the Pine Tree Politics. The poll used human callers and took place over four days, from Oct. 4-7.