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April 2016 Poll: Trump vs. Hillary Is On

May 4, 2016


Today it seems like a sure thing to bet that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee in the fall. Our most recent poll shows how he and the Democratic frontrunner match up in NC:


Thinking about the election for President for a moment… I am going to read you a series of potential Presidential matchups. Please tell me which candidate you would vote for, out of just the two candidates I read you, for each.

In the election for President, for whom would you vote between… (READ IN ORDER, DO NOT ROTATE)

37%     Donald Trump, the Republican,

49%     … or Hillary Clinton, the Democrat?

10%     Lean/Undecided


32%     Definitely Trump

5%       Probably Trump

3%       Lean Trump

6%       Undecided (DO NOT READ)

1%       Lean Clinton

6%       Probably Clinton

42%     Definitely Clinton

2%       Someone Else (DO NOT READ)

2%       Refused (DO NOT READ)

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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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