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Opinions on President Trump — May 2017 Poll

May 26, 2017


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Our May 2017 poll asked likely NC voters about President Trump. Questions and answers are as follows:

Now I am going to read you a list of people and organizations 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 or organization. If you have never heard of them, just tell me and we’ll go on to the next one … the first one is… Donald Trump


FAV.         UNFAV.

5/17       42%             53%

4/17       45%            48%

3/17       49%            47%

2/17       46%            48%

Now, please tell me whether you approve or disapprove of … the job that Donald Trump is doing as President?

Total         Total

Approve  Disapprove

5/17             42%            53%

4/17            48%            46%

3/17            49%            46%

2/17            46%             46%


[Asked of those disapproving of the job he is doing as president.] Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: “Even though I may not approve of the job that Donald Trump is doing as President, I do like some of the actions he is taking?”

 3/17     4/17     5/17

23%     28%     23%     Total Agree

71%     70%     74%     Total Disagree

To learn more about these questions and the rest of the 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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