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What Would You Ask Senators? — May 2017 Poll

June 5, 2017


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Our May 2017 poll asked likely NC voters what they’d like to ask either of our U.S. senators. The question and top eight answers are as follows:

If you had the chance to meet either of North Carolina’s U.S. Senators, what is one question you would ask them?

11%     Healthcare/ Stance on Healthcare/ Fixing Healthcare

9%       Education/ Will they continue to cut funding/ Where is the funding for schools going

8%       What they are doing/ How they are making things better/ What’s going on/ When will things change (non-specific)

6%       What is being done about violence/ Police shootings/ Crime

5%       Representing the people/ Are you doing things for the people/ Why they don’t listen to the people/ Support lower class

5%       Probe into White House/ Russia connections/ Why aren’t you continuing the investigation/ Why won’t you impeach Trump/ How can you support Trump

5%       Backing our President/ Are you working with the President/ How can you support/ Not support Trump

For more on this and the other questions in 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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