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E-Verify Wins Backing — May 2016 Poll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Our May 2016 poll looked at a key issue in the immigration debate. The text of the question is as follows:

E-Verify is an online database to help employers determine the legal immigration status of job applicants. Do you support or oppose requiring employers to verify the legal status of job applicants through a method like E-Verify?

78%     Total Support

13%     Total Oppose

 

59%     Strongly Support

19%     Somewhat Support

6%       Somewhat Oppose

6%       Strongly Oppose

10%     Don’t Know/ Need More Information

*           Refused

The new Civitas poll reveals North Carolina voters’ views on other national and state races as well as current events in our state.

The poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken May 21-23, 2016.

To view all questions and results, click here.

Crosstabs can be found here.

Civitas conducts the only regular live-caller voting in North Carolina, and we are the only organization offering independent, nonpartisan data on current opinion. In the decade we’ve been conducting them, our polls have provided vital insights on what North Carolina voters truly think of the leaders and issues facing the state and nation.

To arrange an interview with Civitas President Donald Bryson, email Brooke Medina at bmedina@nccivitas.org.

Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only organization offering independent, nonpartisan data on current opinion. In the decade we’ve been conducting them, 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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