Why they’re voting for ______
RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll includes the reasons why North Carolina voters prefer Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
The full questions with the top responses are below.
Full verbatim responses can be found here.
In your own words, please tell me why you would vote for Donald Trump? (OPEN ENDED)
42% Against Hillary/ Better than Hillary/ Clinton is dishonest/ Lesser of two evils
23% Will make changes/ Won’t keep things the same
14% Favorable/ Like him/ Best candidate (General)
11% Not a career politician/ Businessman
6% Republican/ Party Affiliation
5% Immigration policy/ Control the border
3% Fix the economy
3% Jobs/ Create jobs
* Don’t Know
In your own words, please tell me why you would vote for Hillary Clinton? (OPEN ENDED)
43% Against Trump/ Better than Trump/ Lesser of two evils
31% Qualified/ Has more experience/ Knows what she’s doing
21% Favorable/ Like her/ Best candidate (General)
9% Will do a good job/ Will get the job done
4% Husband/ Like Bill Clinton
4% Democrat/ Party Affiliation
2% Foreign Policy/ Foreign policy background
The poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken September 11-12, 2016. Due to rounding, totals may not equal 100 percent.
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Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only organization offering independent, nonpartisan data on current opinion. In the decade we’ve been conducting them, our polls have provided vital insights on what North Carolina voters truly think of the leaders and issues facing the state and nation.
Founded in 2005, the Civitas Institute is a Raleigh, NC-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit policy organization committed to creating a North Carolina whose citizens enjoy liberty and prosperity derived from limited government, personal responsibility and civic engagement. Civitas conducts the only regular live-caller polling of North Carolina voters.