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Trump vs. Sanders in April 2016 Poll

May 9, 2016


Our April 2016 poll matched up the leading contenders for the White House, including the top Republican and the Democrat challenging Hillary Clinton.


In the election for President, for whom would you vote between…

35%     Donald Trump, the Republican,

54%     … or Bernie Sanders, the Democrat?

8%       Lean/Undecided


30%     Definitely Trump

5%       Probably Trump

2%       Lean Trump

5%       Undecided

1%       Lean Sanders

9%       Probably Sanders

45%     Definitely Sanders

2%       Someone Else

1%       Refused

For more on this poll, click here.


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Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only public policy organization offering statewide independent, nonpartisan data on a regular basis. 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.

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