RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll has found that North Carolinia likely voters are split when asked if they support a proposal that would allow liquor to be sold earlier on Sundays.
The full text of the question is below.
Would you support or oppose a proposal to allow mixed drink sales in restaurants, and alcohol sales in stores, to begin at 10 in the morning on Sundays instead of the current requirement to wait until noon?
46% Total Support
45% Total Oppose
32% Strongly Support
15% Somewhat Support
11% Somewhat Oppose
34% Strongly Oppose
8% Don’t Know/ Unsure
Civitas President Francis De Luca said, “Although North Carolina voters are pretty evenly split on earlier Sunday liquor sales, legislators should not be fooled. Voters have strong feelings about this issue. Legislators should tread cautiously as they consider changes in ABC laws.”
Cross tabs for this question can be found here.
This poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken May 18, 20-21, 2017.
Full poll results will be available at our May Poll Lunch on Wednesday, May 23th at 11:30 am at the Holiday Inn at 320 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27603. You can register and find more information here.
To arrange an interview with Civitas President Francis De Luca, email Demi Dowdy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919) 747-8064.
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. Civitas fights to eliminate government barriers to freedom so that North Carolinians can live a better life.