Press Releases

  • Civitas Poll: Support for Marriage Amendment Holding Steady

    March 30, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – Support remains strong for a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would give the current definition of marriage additional legal protection. More than six out of 10 North Carolina voters say they support a constitutional amendment that establishes marriage […]

  • NC Voters Tell Govt.: ‘Hands off My Health Care’

    March 29, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Civitas Poll Shows 7 of 10 Want Control of Care Decisions Raleigh, N.C. – On Wednesday, March 28, the John W. Pope Civitas Institute released its latest health care poll data at the Obamacare Lunch & Learn. The poll clearly demonstrates that health […]

  • Civitas’ NCVoteTracker.com Shows Election Patterns

    March 27, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Starting Today, Online Tool Allows Easy Analysis of Every Ballot Cast in NC Raleigh, N.C. – The primary election season is really under way now: The Civitas Institute’s NCVoteTracker.com has started to post the very first votes cast. Beginning with absentee ballots, the […]

  • Civitas Poll Shows Dems Continue to Trail McCrory

    March 27, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – The latest poll from the John W. Pope Civitas Institute shows former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory maintaining a solid lead over all likely Democratic challengers. Registered voters were asked who they’d vote for if the election were held today and […]

  • Civitas Poll: NC Voters Say Yes to Christian Prayer at Government Meetings

    March 23, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – Four out of five North Carolina voters don’t object to prayers referring to Jesus being said to open meetings of a public body, a new poll by the John W. Pope Civitas Institute has found. The latest skirmish over public […]

  • NC Real Solutions Launches Radio Ad

     NC Real Solutions Launches Radio Ad Raleigh, NC – The NC Real Solutions public education effort has launched a radio ad to explain the success of North Carolina’s recently passed state budget reforms. The radio ad follows on the heels of and is similar to a statewide television ad, which the News and Observer and […]

  • Civitas Poll: NC Voters Reject Governor’s Tax Increase

    They Say to Cut Other State Spending to Retain Teachers March 21, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – Nearly seven out of 10 North Carolina voters reject raising the sales tax by 15 percent, as proposed by Governor Bev Perdue, to boost funding for education, according to a […]

  • Gov Perdue: Look in the Mirror to See Who’s Distorting the Truth

    AFP-NC to Gov Perdue: Look in the Mirror to See Who’s Distorting the Truth NC Real Solutions Coalition Hosts Media Availability today at 3 PM Raleigh, NC – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – North Carolina (AFPF-NC) and the John William Pope Civitas Institute, the partners behind NC Real Solutions, today responded to Governor Beverly Perdue’s […]

  • N.C. Real Solutions

    The Americans for Prosperity Foundation and the John William Pope Civitas Institute launched NC Real Solutions. The effort includes a 30 second television commercial that touts the NC Real Solutions website at www.ncrealsolutions.com.

  • Civitas Poll: Majority of Voters Still Support Marriage Amendment

    Lawsuit Challenging Current Marriage Law Could Have Impact March 6, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099 francis.deluca@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – A majority, 64 percent, of North Carolina voters say they support a constitutional amendment that establishes marriage between one man and woman as the only recognized domestic legal union in the […]

  • Civitas Flash Poll: Wilmington Baseball Stadium

    Civitas Flash Poll: Wilmington Baseball Stadium City Voters Are Not Fans – If They Are Paying March 7, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099 Francis.Deluca@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – A proposal to build a taxpayer-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington is striking out with voters there, according to a new flash poll conducted […]

  • Civitas Poll Shows Etheridge Closest to McCrory in Gov Race

    March 2, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – A new poll from the John W. Pope Civitas Institute shows former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory well ahead of his most-likely Democratic challengers in the race for governor. Registered voters were asked who they’d vote for if the election were […]

  • Civitas Audentia Award Honors Ron Margiotta

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 Jim.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – The John W. Pope Civitas Institute will give its inaugural Civitas Audentia Award to Ron Margiotta, former chairman of the Wake County school board. “‘Audentia’ is Latin for ‘courage’ and ‘boldness,’ and Ron displayed both in his time on the school board,” said […]

  • Civitas Poll: Conservatism still reigns in N.C.

    Feb. 13, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina voters lined up by a 2.5-to-1 margin behind conservative values in a recent poll of political attitudes throughout the state. Asked their opinion of key political terms, 59 percent said they have a favorable opinion of conservatism, and […]

  • Civitas Adds Communications Director

    Raleigh, N.C. – Feb. 8, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen (919) 834-2099 James.Tynen@NCCivitas.org Raleigh, N.C. – The Civitas Institute recently welcomed Jim Tynen as its director of communications. “I’m looking forward to spreading the message about conservative solutions to many problems facing the state,” he said. “I hope to help Civitas play a […]

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