HPU Poll: Trump and Clinton Lead NC Primaries

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 11, 2016 – Just days before the North Carolina Primary on Tuesday, 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. Republican primary voters support Donald Trump […]

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HPU Poll: Majority of North Carolinians Want President Obama to Replace Justice Scalia

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 29, 2016 – A new High Point University Poll finds that majorities of North Carolina residents believe that President Obama should nominate and the U.S. Senate should consider replacements for Justice Antonin Scalia, the recently deceased Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, before the end of Obama’s presidency. The poll […]

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HPU Poll: N.C. Likely Primary Voters Differ along Party Lines on Personal Finances

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 11, 2016 – The High Point University Poll finds that most Democratic and Republican likely primary voters’ have somewhat different perceptions of their personal finances and the business condition of the country. Fifty-three percent of Democratic likely voters said they are better off financially than they were a year ago, compared […]

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HPU/N&R Poll: NC Likely Voters Oppose Tolls and Increased Motor Fuel Taxes

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 10, 2016 – The High Point University and News and Record Poll finds that most Democratic and Republican likely primary voters collectively oppose new tolls and other taxes based on their transportation choices, but Democrats are more supportive of increasing state spending to support mass transit systems. Fifty-four percent of likely […]

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HPU Poll: Likely Democratic and Republican Primary Voters Staunchly Divided on the Direction of the Country

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016 – The most recent High Point University Poll has found that Democratic and Republican primary voters will likely cast their ballots with very different concerns about North Carolina and their country as well as contrasting views of their elected officials. A majority (54 percent) of likely Democratic primary voters […]

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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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