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Our April 2017 poll also looked other aspects of how likely NC voters viewed the president. Two revealing questions and answers follow.
The first was asked of those who disapproved of the job the president is doing in office:
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?”
23% 28% Total Agree
71% 70% Total Disagree
9% 6% Strongly Agree
14% 22% Somewhat Agree
10% 12% Somewhat Disagree
61% 58% Strongly Disagree
6% 2% Undecided/Don’t Know
The next question was asked of all respondents, and was open-ended.
If President Trump and his administration could only accomplish ONE task during his presidency, what would you most want it to be ?
20% Healthcare reform/ Fix/ Get rid of ObamaCare/ Affordable Healthcare/ Universal Healthcare
12% Tax Reform/ Lower Taxes
10% Keeping our county safe/ Avoid War/ Defeat ISIS
9% Jobs/ Bring jobs to America/ Create jobs
7% Immigration/ Reform Immigration/ Build the wall
6% Impeachment/ Resign
3% Budget/ Balanced Budget/ Stop wasteful spending
3% Make America Great Again/ Make our nation great again
3% Be honest/ Do the right thing/ Follow through with promises
3% Economy/ Get economy straightened out
3% Help people/ Help the middle class
3% Education/ Improve education
3% Help the elderly/ Social Security for elderly/ Medicaid for elderly
3% Bring the country together/ Get Congress to work together
2% Eliminate programs/ Get people off welfare
2% Drain the swamp/ Clean out Washington/ Enact term limits
1% Build the military/ Strengthen the military
1% Environment/ Focus on environmental protection
1% Infrastructure/ Improvement to infrastructure
1% Supreme court/ Supreme Court Justice
* Act like a President/ Stop acting like a child
5% Don’t Know
All questions and responses in the April poll can be found here.
This poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken April 22-23, 2017.
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