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Poll Finds Tie in AG Race — June 2016 Poll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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The June 2016 Civitas Poll queried likely NC voters on selected political races, including the race for attorney general.

Here’s the text on the question for one key post:

If the election for North Carolina Attorney General were being held today and you had to make a choice, for whom would you vote?. (READ IN ORDER, DO NOT ROTATE)

4/16     6/16

32%     35%     Buck Newton, the Republican,

37%     35%     … or Josh Stein, the Democrat?

30%     27%     Lean/Undecided

 

23%     29%     Definitely Newton

9%       6%       Probably Newton

3%       1%       Lean Newton

24%     24%     Undecided

3%       2%       Lean Stein

9%       11%     Probably Stein

28%     24%     Definitely Stein

2%       3%       Refused

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.

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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