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Governor’s Race — Oct. 2016 Poll

October 27, 2016


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Our poll looked at the election battle between Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper for the top job in state government, and included a look back at recent polls:

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

4/16     5/16     6/16     9/16     10/16

36%     45%     45%     45%     46%     Pat McCrory, the Republican,

46%     40%     40%     43%     42%     Roy Cooper, the Democrat,

  5%        3%       3%        1%         *           …or Lon Cecil, the Libertarian?

12%     11%     10%       9%       10%     Lean/Undecided

To find out more about this and the rest of 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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