Could a populist idea from the 1990s come back into debate today as a way to clean up corruption in government? According to our latest poll, yes.
73 percent of voters say they support term limits for members of the General Assembly. And when asked an open-ended question on what’s the best way to clean up corruption in North Carolina, the single answer most given was — term limits.
However, they do not want to go back to the pre-1976 limitation on the governor only serving one term. 49 percent oppose changing the limit back from 2 terms to 1 term.
Full release and crosstabs here.