McDonald Joins Survey Research Center

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 – High Point University recently welcomed Brian McDonald as assistant director of the Survey Research Center. His primary responsibilities include managing the staff of interviewers, developing research instruments, fielding research projects and analyzing data. He also promotes the findings from the center’s surveys and research throughout the university and […]

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Hassan Leads Havenstein in NH Governor Race

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 – In the contest for the Governor of New Hampshire, the second HPU Poll of the 2014 fall semester finds incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan 8 percentage points ahead of Republican candidate Walt Havenstein – receiving 50 percent and 42 percent support from likely voters, respectively. “This is a race […]

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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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