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AG Race — October 2016 Poll

November 2, 2016


AG race oct 2016 poll

Our October 2016 poll showed voting trends for the race to see who would succeed Roy Cooper:

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

 4/16     6/16     9/16     10/16

32%     35%     35%     40%     Buck Newton, the Republican,

37%     35%     37%     38%     … or Josh Stein, the Democrat?

30%     27%     26%     18%     Lean/Undecided

For more on this question, and the rest of the pre-election 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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