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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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Say the Country is still on the Wrong Track

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2016 – The HPU Poll’s post-election survey finds only one out of five North Carolinians believes the country is headed in the right direction, and just less than half of those same North Carolina residents approve of how President Barack Obama is doing his job. Continuing a pattern that has […]

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HPU Poll: NC Likely Voters Prefer Clinton, Burr and Cooper

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2016 – The High Point University Poll’s most recent survey of North Carolina’s likely voters finds remarkable stability with Hillary Clinton receiving support from 43 percent of likely voters and Donald Trump receiving support from 42 percent of likely voters. The percentages from this survey were calculated to include respondents […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: North Carolinians Weigh in on Controversial Issues

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – The recent High Point University/News & Record Poll looked at how likely voters in North Carolina feel about several major issues in this year’s election, including the controversial House Bill 2, voter ID requirement, education and teacher pay. The poll found that 58 percent of respondents believe House […]

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HPU Poll: In NC, Clinton Leads Trump and Cooper Leads McCrory

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds that North Carolina’s top three election races continue to intensify with Hillary Clinton receiving support from 43 percent of likely voters and Donald Trump receiving support from 42 percent of likely voters. The percentages were calculated to include respondents who said they didn’t […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of NC Likely Voters Will Watch Tonight’s Presidential Debate

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds a large majority of North Carolina’s likely voters intend to watch the presidential debate tonight. Eighty-six percent of respondents said they will watch the presidential candidate debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. When asked to choose which problem is most important […]

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North Carolina’s Role in the 2016 Election

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In an interview with WXLV ABC 45, High Point University professor Dr. Martin Kifer discusses the attention North Carolina is receiving from presidential candidates in the 2016 election. Kifer is an associate professor of political science and the director of the HPU Poll, a statewide public opinion survey.

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HPPD Camp for Kids Kicks Off at HPU

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The High Point Police Department is building relationships with children in public housing by hosting a summer camp for them filled with fun and educational opportunities. The camp kicked off with a tour of High Point University and lunch on campus.

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