Author: Jim Tynen

 

Civitas Poll Shows Presidential Favorites

A new Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters sheds light on voters’ presidential preferences more than a year ahead of the actual polling.

 

As Pollsters Find Lagging Support, Hagan Drops Out

As the news was breaking that former Sen. Kay Hagan would not seek a Senate seat in 2016, Civitas-commissioned pollsters were finding that the Democrat had less support from NC voters than the Republican incumbents in the Senate and the Governor’s Office.

Another Relic of Racist Past: Progressivism

Another Relic of Racist Past: Progressivism

The news is about Confederate flags or statutes of rebel leaders. But another issue is the intertwined history of progressivism and racism.

June 2015 Civitas Newspaper

June 2015 Civitas Newspaper

This edition of NC Capitol Connection looked at the new state House budget; how a PAC funneled money to political campaigns on behalf of Big Solar; seeing Scott Walker in person; four reasons to back education savings accounts; the CLF; the latest Civitas Poll; and the supposed teacher shortage. To…

Three Reasons the Future is Conservative

Three Reasons the Future is Conservative

The cliché is that conservatives are stuck in the past, but the truth is that our ideas provide the best way to move into an increasingly turbulent future.

Why Seeing Walker in Person Illuminates 2016

Why Seeing Walker in Person Illuminates 2016

On a mild, overcast June 5 in Raleigh, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stepped up to the microphone in the garden of a private home. His appearance shows us a great deal about the race for the White House.

 

Survey Reflects 10 Years of Civitas Polling

The most recent Civitas Poll of North Carolina voters compared their current views with the positions of voters in May 2005, when Civitas took its first poll. Despite demographic and political shifts, many findings were similar over the decade. For example, voters continue to favor cutting spending rather than raising…

Poll Reflects Decade of NC Voters’ Views

Poll Reflects Decade of NC Voters’ Views

The most recent Civitas Poll of North Carolina voters compared their current views with those of voters in May 2005, when we took our first poll. Despite demographic and political shifts, many findings were similar.

May 2015 Civitas Newspaper

May 2015 Civitas Newspaper

The May 2015 NC Capitol Connection highlighted how Big Solar -- the insiders and lobbyists who back renewable energy mandates -- have pushed legislators to support the mandates.

 

Poll Shows Decade of Change, Stability in NC Voters’ Views

The most recent Civitas Poll of North Carolina voters compared their current views with the positions of voters in May 2005, when Civitas took its first poll.

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