October 18, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099
More than Seven Out of Ten Voters Were Satisfied by His Efforts During the Storm and Flooding
RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll shows North Carolina voters overwhelmingly approve of Gov. Pat McCrory’s leadership during Hurricane Matthew and its aftermath. “Our newest poll shows more than seven out of ten of North Carolina voters were pleased with how Governor McCrory led state efforts to cope with Hurricane Matthew and the resulting floods,” Civitas President Francis De Luca said. “Rare is there something Democrats and Republicans and unaffiliated voters agree on like they do this.”
The question and responses are below:
Are you generally satisfied or dissatisfied with how Governor McCrory has responded to Hurricane Matthew and the resulting flooding?
71% Total Satisfied
12% Total Dissatisfied
44% Very Satisfied
27% Somewhat Satisfied
7% Somewhat Dissatisfied
6% Very Dissatisfied
15% Don’t Know
The full poll will be released Wednesday, Oct. 19, at a breakfast event beginning at 7:45 a.m., at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. Col. De Luca will analyze the results. More information on the event is available here.
The poll will also be analyzed at a lunch event beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Courtyard Wilmington Wrightsville Beach, 151 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington. More information on the event is available here.
Cross tabs are here.
The poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken October 14-17, 2016. Due to rounding, totals may not equal 100 percent.
To arrange an interview with Civitas President Francis De Luca, email Demi Dowdy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919) 834-2099. Get full poll results at our breakfast in Raleigh tomorrow: www.nccivitas.org/breakfast.
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.