Civitas Poll

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    The fight for workers’ rights in NC has been hard won

    On March 18th, North Carolina celebrated 74 years of critical workers’ rights laws. Among other things, these laws protect North Carolinians from forced union membership. Unions are oftentimes shamelessly political, and protecting workers from being required to pay dues into a union that will donate to politicians they disagree with is a…
    Brooke Medina, March 26, 2021
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    Here’s how H.R. 1 would impact North Carolina specifically

    The fate of the massive elections bill, H.R. 1, now sits with the U.S. Senate. More specifically, its fate rests on whether Democrats will change the rules and cram the behemoth bill that federalizes elections through the U.S. Senate. Under that scenario, Vice President Harris would be in line to…
    Donna Martinez, March 24, 2021
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    Civitas Poll: 44% Strongly Disapprove of Joe Biden’s Job Performance

    President Biden has work to do with likely North Carolina voters. The new Civitas Poll shows a majority don’t like the direction of the country, while North Carolinians are split on Mr. Biden’s performance. But take a look at the strong disapproval data. (emphasis is mine) More than half…
    Donna Martinez, March 22, 2021
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    Civitas Poll: Distrust Brews as North Carolinians Worry the 2022 Elections Won’t Be Free and Fair

    RALEIGH – Fewer than half of likely North Carolina voters — 49% — believe next year’s elections in North Carolina will be free and fair, with a full 40% saying no, the 2022 elections won’t be free and fair. The remaining 11% were unsure. A new Civitas Poll released…
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2021
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    Another day of suffering for the children

    Tragic circumstances unfolded in the North Carolina Senate Monday night. Despite Republicans’ efforts to lift North Carolina children out of the dark education hole of this pandemic, all but one Democrat sided with Gov. Cooper over parents. The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed —…
    Donna Martinez, March 2, 2021
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    Poll: Majority of likely voters support bill reopening schools

    RALEIGH – A Civitas Flash Poll, conducted over the weekend, found widespread support for Senate Bill 37, In-Person Learning Choice for Families. Likely North Carolina voters were asked whether they supported or opposed S.B. 37: Support 59.6% Oppose 28% Neither Support nor Oppose 7.9% Unsure 4.5% Support for the…
    Donna Martinez, March 1, 2021
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    Coincidence? Science? Or was it the Civitas Poll results?

    The timing is fascinating. Republicans in the North Carolina Senate say enough is enough, our kids are facing devastating learning loss, depression and more, so they file a bill to require public school districts to offer at least some in-person instruction. That bill has now passed its second reading.
    Donna Martinez, February 5, 2021
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    GOP legislators listen to science & parents, file bill to reopen NC schools

    Republican legislators have made good on their promise to push to reopen North Carolina’s public schools. From Senate Leader Phil Berger’s office comes the details of Senate Bill 37, which will be heard Tuesday afternoon in the Senate Education Committee.
    Donna Martinez, February 2, 2021