HPU Poll: NC Residents Agree on Many Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over which is more important – protecting the constitutional right to own guns or protecting citizens from gun violence. However, large majorities also supported a range of other proposals to reduce gun violence, including expanding criminal background […]

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HPU Poll: Less Than Half of NC Residents Report Getting Flu Shot

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians are split over whether they believe adults are healthier today than 20 years ago. Of that same sample, a majority say they have a somewhat healthy lifestyle, and less than half of them report getting a flu […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: What NC Residents Believe About Tax Reform Proposals

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 8, 2017 – A High Point University/News and Record Poll surveyed North Carolina adults on how much they’ve heard of and what they think about President Donald Trump’s proposed tax reform. According to the results, a majority of North Carolinians have heard at least something about the new tax plan. Majorities […]

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HPU Poll: Consumer Sentiment Remains High in North Carolina

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 7, 2017 – North Carolinians remain optimistic about major economic indicators such as their personal finances, according to the High Point University Poll’s latest Consumer Sentiment Index. The HPU Poll’s measure of consumer sentiment is an index that comprises five separate questions that each ask respondents about different aspects of how […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Bothered by Lack of Mutual Respect

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2017 – A High Point University Poll finds North Carolinians greatly bothered by a number of possible trends in the country today, including politics being too divisive, minorities facing threats, bad language and poor behavior being accepted in public, and attempts to remove religion from public life. The recent poll […]

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HPU/News and Record Poll: NC Majorities See Climate Impact and Support Mandatory Flood Insurance for Coastal Property Owners

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2017 – In light of recent major storms that impacted the Southeast, the Gulf Coast and other areas, the High Point University/News and Record Poll asked North Carolinians a series of questions regarding their beliefs on climate change. The results show that majorities of North Carolinians believe that climate change has […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for New President and N.C. Governor

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9 – The first High Point University Poll of fall 2017 finds that about a third of North Carolinians (35 percent) approve of how President Donald Trump is doing his job and give Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 44 percent. Meanwhile, a large majority continue to express concern that […]

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HPU Poll: NC Public Prefers Compromise on Health Care and State Budget

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 5, 2017 – The new High Point University Poll finds that despite the highly polarized political environment, majorities of North Carolinians prefer elected representatives to seek common ground on issues like health care and the North Carolina state budget.  The poll found that 61 percent of North Carolinians say that Democrats […]

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HPU Poll: Trump and Cooper Approval Ratings Hold Steady in NC

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 4, 2017 – The third High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating of 36 percent they gave in earlier polls this year. They also give Gov. Roy Cooper a rating of 49 percent approval and continue to say in […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinian Consumer Sentiment Remains Optimistic

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 2, 2017 – The High Point University Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index shows North Carolinians remaining confident about the economy and their personal finances. This is the first full Consumer Index the HPU Poll had fielded under a new presidential administration. “This post-inauguration poll shows overall consumer sentiment continues to be near […]

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HPU and News & Record Poll: NC Residents Concerned about HB2 Impact, Support NC Senate Power to Approve Cabinet

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HIGH POINT, N.C., March 1, 2017 – The second High Point University and News and Record Poll of 2017 finds that most North Carolinians believe that hosting high profile sporting events brings important benefits to North Carolina’s economy and image. Majorities are concerned about the economic impact of HB2, yet the same North Carolina residents […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings for Trump and Cooper

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 28, 2017 – The second High Point University Poll of 2017 finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump the same job approval rating that they did in the first poll of the year, at 36 percent, and Gov. Roy Cooper holds an approval rating of 44 percent while a large majority […]

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