RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll has found that 43 percent of likely North Carolina unaffiliated voters say if the presidential election were held again today, they would vote for Donald J. Trump while just 39 percent of them said they would vote for Hillary Clinton.
The full text of the question is below.
If you had a chance to do it all over again, for whom would you vote for President between (RANDOMIZE) Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Gary Johnson?
43% Donald Trump, the Republican
39% Hillary Clinton, the Democrat
9% Gary Johnson, the Libertarian
9% Prefer to not state/ Refused
Civitas President Col. Francis De Luca said, “This result appears to illustrate two things: that Trump voters are sticking with him, and that elections are binary. Despite Donald Trump’s perceived unpopularity, when compared to another actual candidate, he remains ahead.”
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This poll surveyed 400 registered, likely, unaffiliated voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.90%. This survey was taken August 7-8, 2017.
All results from this poll will be released at the Civitas Unaffiliated Poll Breakfast on Wednesday August 23, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown. Register and find more information here.
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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 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 advancing conservative ideas and shrinking the size of government.
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