HPU Poll: Clinton Leads Democratic Primary; Trump, Cruz and Rubio Have Most GOP Support

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 8, 2016 – The High Point University Poll has found former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the lead in North Carolina’s Democratic Primary for President of the United States over Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. On the Republican side, more of North Carolina’s likely Republican primary voters support Donald Trump. […]

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The HPU Poll: Putting Public Opinion into Perspective

Kelsy Underwood didn’t like answering the phone. She’d tell you that. She was “pretty shy,” and she used few words in conversation. But there she was, her first stint in the university’s Survey Research Center, slipping on a pair of headphones and calling someone she didn’t even know. She came for her Surveys and Sampling […]

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HPU Poll: North Carolinians Rate Police on Stopping Crime, Equal Treatment and Other Areas

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll is reporting North Carolinians’ views on how well police departments in the state are doing on different aspects of their jobs. Respondents gave the highest marks to police departments’ performance at protecting people from crime, but they are split on how well those […]

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HPU Poll: Presidential Candidates Struggle to Stand Out in NC

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2015 – The High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians don’t give any current presidential candidate a favorability rating of 50 percent or above. Vice President Joe Biden has a 48 percent favorability rating while retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson’s rating is 44 percent favorable. Respondents to the survey were […]

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HPU Poll: Approval Ratings Remain Low

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 23, 2015 – A new High Point University Poll finds that job approval of public officials and legislatures remains relatively low among North Carolinians. In the new survey, 41 percent of North Carolina residents approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance while 38 percent approve of Gov. Pat McCrory’s job performance. […]

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