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GOP Candidate’s Favorability Rating — June 2016

July 21, 2016



Our June 2016 poll looked at whether NC voters viewed Republican candidate Donald Trump favorably or unfavorably. We asked:

Now I am going to read you a list of people active in politics or in the news. After I read each name, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of that person. If you never heard of them, just tell me and we’ll go on to the next one…the next one is… Donald Trump.


DATE               TOTAL                          TOTAL                                            HEARD OF/ NO OPINION

                    FAVORABLE          UNFAVORABLE                                      OR NEVER HEARD OF

6/16                   43%                               53%                                                                       5%

4/16                   30%                              65%                                                                        5%

The poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken June 21-26, 2016.

To view all questions and results, click here.

Crosstabs can be found 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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