HPU Poll Reports on Pivotal U.S. Senate Races

The HPU Poll, housed in High Point University’s Survey Research Center in North Carolina, will field surveys in key races this fall that may determine who controls the U.S. Senate. HPU will survey likely voters in three highly competitive races in Colorado, New Hampshire and North Carolina to gain a snapshot of campaigns that may […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolina Voters Say US Should Take Active Role in Dangerous World

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 – The most recent High Point University Poll finds a majority of likely voters are monitoring conflicts in Syria and Iraq and advocating for the United States to take an active role in a world they see as increasingly dangerous for the U.S. Two-thirds (66 percent) of North Carolina’s […]

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HPU Poll: Hagan and Tillis Have Different Strengths on Policy Issues, Voters Say

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 – The first HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds that North Carolina’s likely voters are split on which U.S. Senate candidate—incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan or North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis—would do the best job handling important policy issues they might encounter in office. Tillis […]

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HPU Poll: Voters Associate Different Positive Qualities with Hagan and Tillis

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 – The first HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds that likely voters associate different characteristics with each U.S. Senate candidate—incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan and North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis. The HPU Poll asked likely voters in North Carolina to select which candidate best fit […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Mixed on the Economy and Personal Finances

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 – North Carolinians have not fully recovered their confidence in the economy, according to the latest HPU Poll’s Consumer Sentiment Index. The index, based on HPU Poll data, stands at 73.5 this month. This is slightly higher than the 70.2 index registered in September 2013, but still lower than […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Residents Give Public Schools a ‘C’

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 – In the latest High Point University Poll, North Carolina residents give state public education an average grade, and say public education in the state is headed in the wrong direction. The poll found 60 percent of N.C. respondents believe public education in North Carolina is headed in the […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Residents Favor Tax Increase to Raise Teacher Pay

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 – As the North Carolina legislature prepares to discuss education this week, most North Carolinians say they are willing to pay higher taxes in order to increase teacher pay. Respondents in a new High Point University poll also gave their opinion on education legislation recently signed into law. The […]

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HPU Poll: Obama at 40 Percent Approval in NC, McCrory at 37

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 – A new HPU Poll finds that 40 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance while 37 percent approve of Gov. Pat McCrory’s job performance. Fifty-four percent and 40 percent disapproved of President Obama and Gov. McCrory’s job performance, respectively. Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Kay […]

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HPU Poll: Support for Health Care Law Low in N.C.

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2013 – Opposition to the Affordable Care Act has increased in North Carolina since January 2013, according to the latest High Point University Poll. The poll found that 56 percent of all respondents oppose the law, while 31 percent favor it and 12 percent aren’t sure. That is compared to […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Residents Express Confidence in Teachers and Principals

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HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 12, 2013 – A majority of North Carolina residents say they trust their school’s teachers and principals, but they also favor evaluating those teachers on how well students perform on standardized tests. The HPU Poll asked respondents if they trusted the principals and teachers in public schools. Fifty-four percent said they […]

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