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Is that 7V at the receptacle socket, or at the wires/terminals?

If you were testing at the socket:

*Carefully* check hot to neutral and then hot to ground on the actual wires. You should get ~120V for each.

Also double-check that you have the wiring connected to the "line" side of the GFCI, not the "load".
 

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Heh, sparks1up makes a good point about the switch.

If your receptacle tester was telling you that you have an open neutral, you should still see ~120V hot-ground. The tester won't light up at all unless you had a hot conductor, and I don't think it would light up on 7V either (I'm assuming this is one of those cheap 3-light testers).
 
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