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Voter ID — Aug. 2016 Poll

September 8, 2016


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Our August unaffiliated poll also asked unaffiliated voters about the integrity of the ballot box, and compared their responses to the answers of unaffiliated voters three years ago.

Would you support or oppose an election law that would require voters to show a valid photo ID before casting their ballot?

2013    2016

64%     74%     Total Support

34%     24%     Total Oppose


53%     63%     Strongly Support

11%     10%     Somewhat Support

9%       7%       Somewhat Oppose

25%     17%     Strongly Oppose

2%       2%       Don’t Know/ No Opinion


For more on the poll, click here.

For questions, or to arrange an interview, please contact Brooke Medina, communications director, at

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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