The latest Civitas poll shows more than 3/4ths of NC voters (76%) are opposed to using taxpayer dollars to finance the campaigns of statewide candidates.
Full press release here.
In fact, even 78 percent of Democratic voters oppose the idea. No wonder there was such a visceral negative reaction from the public when our friends at Americans for Prosperity launched its campaign to stop the NC Senate from including an expansion of public financing in its ethics reform bill.
The debate shouldn’t be about how to expand this program, it should be about how to kill it. And the voters overwhelmingly agree.