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Secretary of State Election — Sept. 2016 Poll

October 11, 2016


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The September 2016 Civitas Poll asked:

If the election for Secretary of State were being held today and you had to make a choice, for whom would you vote?

Voters responded:

31%     Michael LaPaglia, the Republican,

42%     … or Elaine Marshall, the Democrat?

26%     Lean/Undecided


26%     Definitely LaPaiglia

5%       Probably LaPaglia

1%       Lean LaPaglia

23%     Undecided

3%       Lean Marshall

10%     Probably Marshall

32%     Definitely Marshall

2%       Refused

To learn more about 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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