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Voters Oppose Sanctuary Cites — Feb. 2017 Poll

March 20, 2017


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Our February 2017 poll asked likely NC voters:

“Sanctuary cities” refer to cities where the local government refuses to comply with federal immigration law, and they do not cooperate in the apprehension and deportation of illegal immigrants. With that in mind, do you support or oppose local governments in North Carolina establishing themselves as “sanctuaries cities?”

32%     Total Support

59%     Total Oppose

For more on the poll, click 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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