CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker

North Carolina
Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

1088 Likely Voters⇤
August 30-September 2, 2016

±4%

1. In America today, do you feel the values and culture of people like you are:
Generally becoming more widespread and accepted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
Generally becoming rarer and less accepted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58%
Holding steady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18%

2. Which best describes the way the U.S. economic system works for people like you?
People like me have gotten a few more advantages than others, and we’re
fortunate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
People like me do not get special advantages and privileges, but some others
do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57%
Everyone, including people like me, gets an equal chance to succeed . . . 22%

3. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Definitely will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93%
Probably will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Maybe will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Probably will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Definitely will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Don’t know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

4. Compared to other recent elections, do you feel more or less motivated to vote this year
than in recent years?
More motivated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60%
Less motivated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
About the same as before . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23%
Haven’t been able to vote before . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

1100 registered voters total were interviewed. 1088 likely voters are included.

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5. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary
Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you vote for?
Voters selecting someone else in the initial question were given a choice of a selection of third party candidates

Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46%
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%
Gary Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%
Jill Stein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Someone else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%
Probably won’t vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

6. What is the main reason behind your vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in
November?
Asked of respondents voting for Trump

Mainly because I like Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
Mainly because Donald Trump is the Republican nominee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49%

7. What is the main reason behind your vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in
November?
Asked of respondents voting for Clinton

Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%
Mainly because Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27%
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36%

8. Would you ever consider voting for Hillary Clinton in November?
Asked of respondents not voting for Clinton

Yes, I would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
No, I never would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89%

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9. Would you ever consider voting for Donald Trump in November?
Asked of respondents not voting for Trump

Yes, I would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
No, I never would . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90%

10. Voting for [Candidate Name] right now makes me feel...
Asked of respondents voting for Clinton or Trump

Enthusiastic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44%
Satisfied, but not Enthusiastic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%
Like I am settling for the lesser of two bad choices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23%

11. Whether or not you personally support him, how much of Donald Trump’s campaign do
you feel is based on:

An appeal to some
racial groups over
others
His own desire to be
President
His sincere desire for
a better America
Doing what donors
and party leaders
want

A lot

Some

Not much

33%

23%

44%

59%

26%

15%

38%

18%

44%

10%

26%

64%

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12. Whether or not you personally support her, how much of Hillary Clinton’s campaign do you
feel is based on:

An appeal to some
racial groups over
others
Her own desire to be
President
Her sincere desire for
a better America
Doing what donors
and party leaders
want

A lot

Some

Not much

42%

27%

31%

79%

14%

7%

34%

18%

48%

52%

33%

15%

13. Do you feel Donald Trump’s positions on immigration are:
The same as they’ve always been . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46%
Changing, and getting tougher on illegal immigrants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17%
Changing, and getting easier toward illegal immigrants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

14. Do you feel Hillary Clinton’s explanations of her email server are:
The same as they’ve always been . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49%
Changing, and getting more believable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Changing, and getting less believable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43%

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15. So far, are the candidates talking too much, not enough, or the right amount about:

Their personalities
and personal issues
The economy and
jobs
Terrorism and
national security
Their past business
and financial
dealings

Too much

Not enough

The right
amount

49%

24%

27%

4%

69%

27%

14%

57%

29%

23%

52%

25%

16. When Donald Trump talks about issues that concern minority communities, do you feel
that he is:
Mainly trying to help people . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%
Mainly looking for votes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62%

17. When Hillary Clinton talks about issues that concern minority communities, do you feel
that she is:
Mainly trying to help people . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%
Mainly looking for votes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60%

18. Whether or not you’re supporting him, which describe your feelings toward Donald Trump
on each of these items:

As a person
His economic
policies
His social policies
His immigration
policies

Like a lot
19%

Like a little
23%

Don’t like
58%

36%
24%

16%
24%

48%
52%

33%

17%

50%

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19. Whether or not you’re supporting her, which describe your feelings toward Hillary Clinton
on each of these items:

As a person
Her economic
policies
Her social policies
Her immigration
policies

Like a lot
25%

Like a little
19%

Don’t like
55%

30%
34%

22%
17%

48%
48%

28%

23%

48%

20. Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?

Is prepared to be
Commander in Chief
Will look out for
people like you
Tells the truth
I know where he
stands on issues

Describes

Does not describe

37%

63%

42%
41%

58%
59%

52%

48%

21. Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?

Is prepared to be
Commander in Chief
Will look out for
people like you
Tells the truth
I know where she
stands on issues

Describes

Does not describe

51%

49%

43%
33%

57%
67%

59%

41%

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22. In the U.S. Senate election in North Carolina in November, are you planning to vote for...
Richard Burr, the Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40%
Deborah Ross, the Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%
Not sure yet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17%
Someone else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

23. Whether or not you would vote for him, do you feel Richard Burr is the same kind of
Republican as Donald Trump, or a different kind of Republican from Donald Trump?
Same . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Different . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66%

24. Do you support or oppose North Carolina’s HB2, sometimes called the "bathroom bill"?
Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56%
Haven’t heard enough to say . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%

25. Are you generally confident or not confident that Presidential votes will be counted fairly in
North Carolina this year?
Confident . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53%
Not confident . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47%

26. In general, how would you describe your own political viewpoint?
Very liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Somewhat liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Moderate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32%
Somewhat conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23%
Very conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

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27. Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a...?
Strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
Not very strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Lean Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Lean Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10%
Not very strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

28. How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?
Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
Neutral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

29. Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian?
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%

30. Are you male or female?
Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45%
Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55%

31. In what year were you born? [Age recoded from birth year]
18-29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%
30-44 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
45-64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%
65+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%

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32. What racial or ethnic group best describes you?
White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70%
Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%
Hispanic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

33. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
HS or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%
Some college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
College grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Post grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%

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1. Values and Culture
In America today, do you feel the values and culture of people like you are:
Gender
Generally becoming more widespread
and accepted
Generally becoming rarer and less
accepted
Holding steady
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

24%

23%

25%

45%

31%

18%

14%

22%

28%

29%

58%
18%

61%
16%

56%
19%

43%
12%

51%
18%

63%
19%

68%
18%

62%
16%

47%
25%


63%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(599)

(154)

(259)

(430)

(242)

(760)

(245)

100%

(1,086)

Party ID
Generally becoming more widespread
and accepted
Generally becoming rarer and less
accepted
Holding steady
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Democrat

Independent

24%

38%

24%

58%
18%

34%
28%

100%
(1,086)

Ideology
Republican

(17)

White Evangelical

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

8%

54%

25%

8%

63%
13%

82%
10%

24%
22%

52%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(406)

(318)

(352)

(237)

Yes

(64)
Tea Party

No

Yes

No

6%

29%

11%

28%

82%
10%

84%
9%

51%
20%

85%
4%

50%
22%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(386)

(463)

(241)

(845)

(264)

(822)

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2. U.S. Economic System
Which best describes the way the U.S. economic system works for people like you?
Gender
People like me have gotten a few
more advantages than others, and
we’re fortunate
People like me do not get special
advantages and privileges, but some
others do
Everyone, including people like me,
gets an equal chance to succeed
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

20%

23%

18%

35%

25%

13%

18%

21%

16%

19%

57%

50%

64%

49%

56%

63%

54%

55%

69%

44%

22%

27%

18%

16%

19%

24%

28%

24%

15%

37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(596)

(153)

(259)

(429)

(242)

(759)

(244)

100%

(1,084)

Party ID
People like me have gotten a few
more advantages than others, and
we’re fortunate
People like me do not get special
advantages and privileges, but some
others do
Everyone, including people like me,
gets an equal chance to succeed
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Democrat

Independent

20%

30%

22%

57%

55%

22%

Ideology
Republican

(17)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

No

(65)
Tea Party

Liberal

Moderate

Yes

No

7%

43%

21%

8%

8%

24%

6%

25%

55%

62%

47%

60%

60%

65%

55%

56%

58%

15%

24%

31%

10%

19%

32%

27%

21%

39%

17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,084)

(404)

(319)

(352)

(236)

(386)

(463)

(241)

(843)

(264)

(821)

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3. Likelihood of Voting
How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Gender
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Don’t know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

94%
4%
2%
0%
0%
0%

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

93%
4%
2%
0%
0%
0%

88%
10%
2%
0%
0%
0%

95%
3%
2%
0%
0%
0%

97%
2%
1%
0%
0%
0%

94%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

95%
5%
0%
0%
0%
0%






92%
6%
3%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(600)

(155)

(260)

(431)

(242)

(762)

(245)

100%

(1,088)

Party ID
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Don’t know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

94%
4%
2%
0%
0%
0%

92%
5%
3%
0%
0%
0%

94%
6%
0%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

90%
7%
3%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

94%
5%
1%
0%
0%
0%

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

95%
1%
3%
0%
0%
0%

93%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,088)

(406)

(320)

(352)

(238)

(387)

(463)

(242)

(846)

(264)

(824)

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4. Motivated to Vote this Year
Compared to other recent elections, do you feel more or less motivated to vote this year than in recent years?
Gender
More motivated
Less motivated
About the same as before
Haven’t been able to vote before
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

60%
15%
23%
2%

59%
13%
24%
4%

60%
16%
23%
1%

43%
20%
22%
15%

51%
19%
31%
0%

63%
16%
21%
0%

75%
5%
20%
0%

62%
13%
23%
2%

60%
18%
21%
1%




35%
18%
34%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(600)

(155)

(260)

(431)

(242)

(761)

(245)

100%

(1,088)

Party ID
More motivated
Less motivated
About the same as before
Haven’t been able to vote before
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

60%
15%
23%
2%

62%
14%
23%
2%

53%
18%
24%
5%

63%
14%
23%
0%

57%
12%
24%
7%

56%
20%
22%
2%

64%
12%
24%
0%

69%
13%
18%
0%

57%
15%
25%
3%

72%
11%
17%
0%

56%
16%
25%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,088)

(406)

(320)

(352)

(238)

(387)

(463)

(241)

(846)

(264)

(823)

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5. Presidential Vote 2016
If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you
vote for?
Voters selecting someone else in the initial question were given a choice of a selection of third party candidates

Gender
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson
Jill Stein
Someone else
Not sure
Probably won’t vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%
42%
4%
2%
1%
4%
0%

40%
45%
5%
3%
2%
3%
1%

50%
40%
3%
1%
1%
5%
0%

57%
19%
7%
7%
3%
7%
0%

49%
37%
6%
2%
2%
2%
1%

44%
47%
3%
1%
1%
4%
0%

38%
54%
2%
0%
0%
5%
0%

33%
54%
5%
2%
2%
4%
0%

91%
4%
0%
0%
0%
4%
0%







21%
51%
10%
13%
2%
3%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(600)

(155)

(260)

(431)

(242)

(762)

(245)

100%

(1,088)

Party ID
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson
Jill Stein
Someone else
Not sure
Probably won’t vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

46%
42%
4%
2%
1%
4%
0%

92%
3%
1%
1%
0%
3%
0%

33%
42%
10%
5%
3%
6%
1%

4%
88%
3%
0%
1%
4%
0%

87%
2%
1%
7%
1%
2%
0%

59%
25%
7%
1%
2%
6%
0%

13%
78%
4%
0%
1%
3%
0%

8%
78%
5%
1%
1%
6%
1%

56%
32%
4%
2%
2%
4%
0%

8%
82%
5%
1%
2%
3%
0%

58%
29%
4%
2%
1%
5%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,088)

(406)

(320)

(352)

(238)

(387)

(463)

(241)

(846)

(264)

(824)

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6. Why Voting for Trump
What is the main reason behind your vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in November?
Asked of respondents voting for Trump

Gender
Mainly because I like Donald Trump
Mainly because Donald Trump is the
Republican nominee
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

39%

37%

40%

37%

37%

44%

38%

12%
49%

11%
52%

14%
46%


16%
47%

9%
54%

10%
46%

13%
49%




100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(222)

(233)

100%

(455)

(94)

(201)

(131)

(408)

(29)

Party ID
Mainly because I like Donald Trump
Mainly because Donald Trump is the
Republican nominee
Mainly to oppose Hillary Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(9)

(5)

White Evangelical

(33)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

39%

37%

39%

41%

38%

34%

42%

44%

33%

12%
49%


3%
60%

18%
43%


6%
53%

15%
47%

15%
51%

11%
47%

11%
45%

15%
52%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(304)

100%

(134)

(95)

(355)

(189)

(266)

(218)

(237)

100%
(455)

(13)

(5)

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7. Why Voting for Clinton
What is the main reason behind your vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in November?
Asked of respondents voting for Clinton

Gender
Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton
Mainly because Hillary Clinton is the
Democratic nominee
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

37%

32%

39%

28%

40%

42%

30%

35%

40%

27%
36%

26%
42%

28%
33%

30%
43%

23%
38%

24%
35%

38%
32%

24%
41%

29%
31%



100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(497)

(197)

(299)

(89)

(127)

(189)

(93)

(252)

(223)

Party ID
Mainly because I like Hillary Clinton
Mainly because Hillary Clinton is the
Democratic nominee
Mainly to oppose Donald Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(9)

(13)

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

37%

42%

23%

43%

30%

41%

36%

36%

27%
36%

31%
27%

17%
60%


24%
33%

27%
43%

37%
22%


28%
37%


26%
37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(206)

(228)

(62)

100%

(106)

100%

(374)

100%

(497)

(16)

(20)

(476)

(20)

(477)

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8. Consider Clinton
Would you ever consider voting for Hillary Clinton in November?
Asked of respondents not voting for Clinton

Gender
Yes, I would
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Total

Male

2%

3%

9%
89%

Age group

Female

30-44

45-64

1%

2%

4%

1%

2%

10%
87%

8%
91%

21%
77%

9%
87%

7%
92%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(589)

(291)

(298)

(66)

(131)

Party ID
Total
Yes, I would
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

18-29

Democrat

Independent

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

2%

0%

5%
93%

6%
92%



20%
80%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(508)

100%

(242)
Ideology

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

(22)

(8)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

No

Other

(51)
Tea Party

Yes

No

2%

2%

2%

3%

1%

1%

2%

1%

2%

9%
89%


13%
85%

3%
96%


13%
84%

4%
95%

5%
94%

11%
87%

1%
98%

14%
83%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(334)

100%

(214)

(158)

(399)

(221)

(367)

(244)

(344)

100%
(589)

(32)

(32)

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9. Consider Trump
Would you ever consider voting for Donald Trump in November?
Asked of respondents not voting for Trump

Gender
Yes, I would
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Total

Male

1%

1%

9%
90%

Age group

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

White

Black

1%

3%

1%

1%

1%

0%

11%
88%

8%
91%

9%
88%

7%
92%

9%
90%

12%
88%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(626)

(265)

(362)

(125)

100%

100%

(163)

(227)

Party ID
Total
Yes, I would
Maybe, there’s a long way to go until
November
No, I never would
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Democrat

Independent

65+

Hispanic

Other

1%

11%
88%

4%
95%



100%

100%

100%

(111)

(349)

(234)

Ideology
Republican

Liberal

Moderate

(11)

(32)

White Evangelical
Conservative

Yes

No

Tea Party
Yes

No

1%

1%

0%

1%

2%

1%

0%

1%

1%

9%
90%

4%
95%

14%
85%


2%
97%

11%
88%

20%
79%

35%
65%

7%
92%


8%
92%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(186)

(231)

(292)

(103)

(53)

(574)

100%

(391)

100%

(626)

(44)

(46)

(580)

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10. Enthusiasm with Choice
Voting for [Candidate Name] right now makes me feel...
Asked of respondents voting for Clinton or Trump

Gender
Enthusiastic
Satisfied, but not Enthusiastic
Like I am settling for the lesser of two
bad choices
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

44%
33%

41%
37%

46%
30%

46%
25%

45%
29%

40%
36%

48%
36%

41%
35%

53%
31%



23%

22%

24%

29%

26%

23%

16%

25%

16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(955)

(419)

(537)

(118)

(223)

(391)

(223)

(664)

(232)

Party ID
Enthusiastic
Satisfied, but not Enthusiastic
Like I am settling for the lesser of two
bad choices
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Ideology

(13)

White Evangelical

(46)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

44%
33%

48%
34%

33%
34%

47%
29%

44%
36%

35%
36%

50%
30%

45%
30%

44%
34%

58%
24%

39%
36%

23%

17%

32%

23%

20%

29%

20%

25%

22%

17%

25%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(955)

(386)

(239)

(324)

(210)

(323)

(422)

(209)

(747)

(237)

(719)

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11. Donald Trump’s Campaign – An appeal to some racial groups over others
Whether or not you personally support him, how much of Donald Trump’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

33%
23%
44%

31%
25%
44%

34%
22%
44%

46%
30%
24%

37%
20%
43%

28%
20%
52%

28%
29%
43%

31%
26%
43%

41%
15%
45%



27%
23%
50%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(478)

(582)

(152)

(254)

(421)

(234)

(742)

(237)

100%

(1,060)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

33%
23%
44%

50%
13%
37%

30%
28%
42%

16%
30%
54%

66%
12%
22%

36%
23%
40%

13%
29%
58%

16%
35%
49%

37%
20%
42%

12%
29%
59%

39%
22%
39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,060)

(396)

(316)

(340)

(231)

(383)

(446)

(229)

(831)

(253)

(807)

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12. Donald Trump’s Campaign – His own desire to be President
Whether or not you personally support him, how much of Donald Trump’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

59%
26%
15%

57%
29%
13%

60%
23%
17%

62%
16%
21%

60%
25%
15%

54%
31%
15%

63%
24%
13%

59%
29%
11%

54%
18%
28%



71%
19%
10%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(480)

(575)

(148)

(257)

(422)

(229)

(737)

(236)

100%

(1,055)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

59%
26%
15%

62%
14%
24%

61%
26%
13%

54%
39%
8%

72%
11%
17%

58%
25%
17%

53%
35%
13%

52%
36%
12%

60%
23%
16%

50%
38%
13%

62%
22%
16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,055)

(393)

(318)

(336)

(234)

(375)

(446)

(226)

(829)

(251)

(804)

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13. Donald Trump’s Campaign – His sincere desire for a better America
Whether or not you personally support him, how much of Donald Trump’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

38%
18%
44%

41%
19%
40%

35%
17%
49%

16%
19%
66%

31%
24%
45%

41%
17%
42%

52%
12%
36%

47%
18%
36%

8%
16%
76%



41%
24%
35%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(480)

(584)

(155)

(254)

(424)

(232)

(751)

(233)

100%

(1,064)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

38%
18%
44%

5%
15%
80%

38%
18%
44%

73%
20%
7%

3%
11%
86%

24%
19%
57%

67%
20%
13%

68%
22%
11%

29%
16%
55%

79%
14%
7%

24%
19%
57%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,064)

(392)

(317)

(346)

(236)

(375)

(454)

(237)

(827)

(259)

(805)

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14. Donald Trump’s Campaign – Doing what donors and party leaders want
Whether or not you personally support him, how much of Donald Trump’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

10%
26%
64%

7%
27%
66%

12%
25%
64%

15%
43%
42%

14%
26%
59%

7%
22%
71%

7%
20%
73%

9%
27%
64%

15%
20%
65%



2%
28%
70%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(477)

(580)

(154)

(255)

(421)

(227)

(743)

(233)

100%

(1,057)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

10%
26%
64%

12%
25%
63%

9%
26%
65%

9%
25%
66%

15%
28%
57%

10%
27%
63%

7%
23%
70%

10%
27%
63%

10%
25%
65%

5%
27%
69%

11%
25%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,057)

(391)

(317)

(342)

(234)

(375)

(448)

(231)

(826)

(255)

(802)

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North Carolina

15. Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – An appeal to some racial groups over others
Whether or not you personally support her, how much of Hillary Clinton’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

42%
27%
31%

44%
25%
31%

40%
28%
31%

35%
28%
37%

41%
28%
31%

42%
27%
31%

47%
25%
28%

45%
23%
32%

29%
38%
32%



52%
30%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(484)

(569)

(148)

(259)

(419)

(228)

(743)

(230)

100%

(1,053)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

42%
27%
31%

18%
37%
44%

46%
27%
27%

65%
16%
19%

13%
34%
53%

33%
33%
34%

65%
18%
17%

65%
16%
19%

36%
30%
34%

75%
15%
10%

32%
31%
38%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,053)

(388)

(317)

(340)

(234)

(375)

(444)

(228)

(824)

(253)

(799)

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North Carolina

16. Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – Her own desire to be President
Whether or not you personally support her, how much of Hillary Clinton’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

79%
14%
7%

80%
13%
8%

78%
15%
7%

73%
12%
16%

76%
19%
5%

78%
15%
7%

86%
9%
6%

80%
12%
8%

72%
23%
5%



90%
7%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(480)

(585)

(154)

(254)

(420)

(237)

(749)

(234)

100%

(1,065)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

79%
14%
7%

66%
27%
7%

87%
8%
5%

85%
5%
10%

70%
27%
3%

77%
15%
8%

84%
6%
9%

81%
8%
11%

78%
16%
6%

89%
4%
7%

75%
17%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,065)

(392)

(317)

(346)

(233)

(381)

(451)

(237)

(828)

(257)

(808)

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North Carolina

17. Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – Her sincere desire for a better America
Whether or not you personally support her, how much of Hillary Clinton’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

34%
18%
48%

27%
20%
53%

40%
16%
44%

35%
21%
44%

36%
21%
43%

34%
16%
50%

33%
14%
53%

25%
16%
59%

68%
25%
8%



13%
10%
77%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(484)

(584)

(155)

(258)

(422)

(233)

(746)

(242)

100%

(1,068)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

34%
18%
48%

69%
22%
8%

20%
22%
57%

7%
8%
85%

61%
26%
13%

42%
23%
34%

14%
8%
78%

10%
9%
82%

41%
20%
39%

10%
5%
85%

42%
22%
37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,068)

(400)

(315)

(345)

(234)

(380)

(455)

(233)

(835)

(258)

(810)

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CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

18. Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – Doing what donors and party leaders want
Whether or not you personally support her, how much of Hillary Clinton’s campaign do you feel is based on:
Gender
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

52%
33%
15%

56%
31%
13%

48%
35%
16%

53%
31%
15%

53%
36%
10%

50%
33%
17%

52%
31%
16%

57%
30%
13%

27%
48%
25%



80%
15%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(483)

(573)

(154)

(257)

(418)

(228)

(747)

(229)

100%

(1,056)

Party ID
A lot
Some
Not much
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

52%
33%
15%

26%
54%
20%

62%
27%
11%

72%
16%
12%

37%
49%
14%

38%
43%
19%

71%
17%
12%

68%
16%
15%

47%
38%
15%

82%
10%
7%

42%
41%
17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,056)

(387)

(317)

(344)

(234)

(374)

(448)

(234)

(822)

(260)

(797)

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North Carolina

19. Donald Trump’s Position on Immigration
Do you feel Donald Trump’s positions on immigration are:
Gender
The same as they’ve always been
Changing, and getting tougher on
illegal immigrants
Changing, and getting easier toward
illegal immigrants
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%

45%

47%

43%

46%

47%

45%

45%

48%

48%

17%

12%

21%

17%

22%

15%

17%

13%

29%

19%

37%

44%

32%

41%

32%

38%

38%

41%

23%

33%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(598)

(155)

(258)

(431)

(242)

(761)

(244)

100%

(1,086)

Party ID
The same as they’ve always been
Changing, and getting tougher on
illegal immigrants
Changing, and getting easier toward
illegal immigrants
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

46%

49%

39%

48%

52%

41%

47%

48%

45%

51%

44%

17%

23%

13%

14%

15%

20%

16%

16%

18%

12%

19%

37%

28%

47%

37%

32%

39%

38%

36%

37%

37%

37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,086)

(405)

(320)

(352)

(236)

(387)

(463)

(242)

(845)

(264)

(822)

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North Carolina

20. Hillary Clinton’s Position on Emails
Do you feel Hillary Clinton’s explanations of her email server are:
Gender
The same as they’ve always been
Changing, and getting more
believable
Changing, and getting less believable
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

49%

44%

52%

64%

43%

49%

44%

41%

74%

40%

8%
43%

8%
48%

8%
39%

9%
27%

11%
46%

7%
43%

6%
50%

6%
53%

17%
9%


0%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(595)

(154)

(257)

(429)

(242)

(759)

(243)

100%

(1,083)

Party ID
The same as they’ve always been
Changing, and getting more
believable
Changing, and getting less believable
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

49%

76%

42%

24%

79%

55%

27%

27%

55%

19%

58%

8%
43%

16%
9%

3%
54%

4%
72%

11%
10%

11%
34%

5%
68%

2%
71%

10%
36%

4%
77%

9%
32%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,083)

(405)

(318)

(351)

(237)

(384)

(461)

(240)

(843)

(263)

(819)

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North Carolina

21. Campaign Focus – Their personalities and personal issues
So far, are the candidates talking too much, not enough, or the right amount about:
Gender
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

49%
24%
27%

50%
24%
26%

49%
24%
27%

53%
20%
27%

49%
27%
24%

41%
29%
30%

61%
16%
23%

52%
23%
25%

40%
26%
33%



55%
24%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(593)

(155)

(259)

(425)

(239)

(754)

(242)

100%

(1,077)

Party ID
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

49%
24%
27%

49%
21%
30%

56%
22%
22%

44%
30%
26%

52%
20%
27%

52%
21%
26%

45%
28%
27%

47%
26%
27%

50%
24%
27%

44%
29%
27%

51%
23%
27%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,077)

(402)

(316)

(350)

(233)

(385)

(459)

(238)

(839)

(262)

(815)

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North Carolina

22. Campaign Focus – The economy and jobs
So far, are the candidates talking too much, not enough, or the right amount about:
Gender
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

4%
69%
27%

1%
71%
27%

6%
68%
27%

10%
48%
42%

4%
65%
31%

1%
77%
22%

4%
75%
22%

2%
71%
26%

5%
62%
33%



9%
76%
16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(584)

(155)

(258)

(427)

(231)

(755)

(235)

100%

(1,071)

Party ID
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

4%
69%
27%

5%
61%
34%

2%
78%
20%

3%
71%
26%

1%
71%
28%

3%
64%
33%

5%
73%
22%

6%
69%
24%

3%
70%
28%

6%
71%
23%

3%
69%
28%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,071)

(395)

(316)

(350)

(233)

(377)

(460)

(238)

(833)

(262)

(808)

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North Carolina

23. Campaign Focus – Terrorism and national security
So far, are the candidates talking too much, not enough, or the right amount about:
Gender
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

14%
57%
29%

14%
56%
30%

13%
58%
29%

26%
43%
31%

16%
52%
33%

9%
61%
31%

12%
66%
23%

14%
59%
27%

15%
44%
41%



8%
71%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(486)

(585)

(155)

(258)

(427)

(232)

(756)

(235)

100%

(1,071)

Party ID
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

14%
57%
29%

21%
42%
38%

14%
64%
22%

5%
68%
27%

28%
36%
36%

11%
57%
33%

9%
68%
24%

8%
71%
21%

15%
53%
32%

5%
74%
21%

16%
51%
32%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,071)

(395)

(315)

(352)

(233)

(379)

(459)

(240)

(832)

(262)

(809)

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North Carolina

24. Campaign Focus – Their past business and financial dealings
So far, are the candidates talking too much, not enough, or the right amount about:
Gender
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

23%
52%
25%

20%
55%
26%

26%
50%
25%

33%
38%
29%

24%
51%
25%

17%
59%
23%

24%
50%
26%

22%
53%
24%

24%
46%
30%



25%
59%
16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(588)

(155)

(255)

(426)

(237)

(750)

(242)

100%

(1,073)

Party ID
Too much
Not enough
The right amount
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

23%
52%
25%

28%
49%
24%

23%
55%
22%

16%
54%
29%

25%
57%
18%

28%
46%
26%

18%
55%
28%

20%
53%
27%

24%
52%
25%

16%
56%
29%

25%
51%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,073)

(402)

(315)

(347)

(233)

(384)

(456)

(237)

(836)

(261)

(812)

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North Carolina

25. Donald Trump and Minority Issues
When Donald Trump talks about issues that concern minority communities, do you feel that he is:
Gender
Mainly trying to help people
Mainly looking for votes
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

38%
62%

42%
58%

36%
64%

20%
80%

33%
67%

41%
59%

50%
50%

48%
52%

5%
95%


46%
54%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(595)

(155)

(257)

(425)

(242)

(760)

(239)

100%

(1,080)

Party ID
Mainly trying to help people
Mainly looking for votes
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

38%
62%

5%
95%

37%
63%

77%
23%

3%
97%

23%
77%

69%
31%

70%
30%

29%
71%

79%
21%

25%
75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,080)

(401)

(320)

(350)

(237)

(380)

(463)

(241)

(839)

(263)

(817)

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North Carolina

26. Hillary Clinton and Minority Issues
When Hillary Clinton talks about issues that concern minority communities, do you feel that she is:
Gender
Mainly trying to help people
Mainly looking for votes
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

40%
60%

36%
64%

43%
57%

49%
51%

40%
60%

38%
62%

36%
64%

30%
70%

74%
26%


17%
83%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(598)

(155)

(258)

(430)

(242)

(760)

(244)

100%

(1,085)

Party ID
Mainly trying to help people
Mainly looking for votes
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

40%
60%

79%
21%

26%
74%

7%
93%

73%
27%

48%
52%

15%
85%

10%
90%

48%
52%

7%
93%

50%
50%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,085)

(405)

(320)

(351)

(236)

(387)

(462)

(241)

(844)

(264)

(821)

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CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

27. Feelings Toward Trump – As a person
Whether or not you’re supporting him, which describe your feelings toward Donald Trump on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

19%
23%
58%

20%
27%
54%

19%
21%
60%

13%
7%
81%

13%
24%
64%

19%
29%
51%

30%
23%
47%

24%
28%
48%

2%
8%
90%



27%
22%
51%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(486)

(596)

(155)

(255)

(430)

(242)

(759)

(242)

100%

(1,082)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

19%
23%
58%

3%
5%
92%

15%
26%
59%

41%
41%
18%

2%
5%
93%

11%
16%
74%

35%
39%
26%

35%
40%
25%

15%
18%
67%

43%
38%
19%

12%
19%
70%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,082)

(402)

(320)

(351)

(235)

(384)

(462)

(241)

(841)

(262)

(819)

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North Carolina

28. Feelings Toward Trump – His economic policies
Whether or not you’re supporting him, which describe your feelings toward Donald Trump on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

36%
16%
48%

38%
18%
44%

35%
15%
50%

13%
25%
61%

32%
15%
53%

40%
16%
44%

47%
13%
40%

46%
17%
37%

4%
10%
86%



41%
24%
35%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(596)

(155)

(255)

(429)

(242)

(759)

(242)

100%

(1,081)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

36%
16%
48%

2%
11%
87%

35%
22%
44%

76%
18%
7%

2%
8%
90%

19%
21%
60%

67%
17%
16%

68%
22%
10%

27%
15%
58%

76%
14%
9%

23%
17%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,081)

(402)

(319)

(352)

(235)

(383)

(463)

(242)

(840)

(262)

(819)

28

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North Carolina

29. Feelings Toward Trump – His social policies
Whether or not you’re supporting him, which describe your feelings toward Donald Trump on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

24%
24%
52%

23%
28%
49%

25%
20%
55%

10%
12%
78%

22%
23%
55%

25%
27%
47%

34%
24%
42%

31%
29%
40%

2%
8%
90%



31%
24%
45%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(590)

(149)

(255)

(429)

(242)

(753)

(242)

100%

(1,075)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(16)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

24%
24%
52%

3%
7%
90%

22%
26%
52%

51%
40%
9%

1%
6%
93%

13%
19%
68%

46%
37%
18%

45%
42%
14%

18%
19%
63%

52%
35%
13%

15%
20%
65%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,075)

(402)

(319)

(346)

(235)

(383)

(457)

(235)

(840)

(256)

(819)

29

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

30. Feelings Toward Trump – His immigration policies
Whether or not you’re supporting him, which describe your feelings toward Donald Trump on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

33%
17%
50%

37%
18%
45%

31%
15%
54%

13%
16%
70%

25%
20%
55%

38%
18%
44%

48%
12%
41%

43%
19%
38%

5%
8%
88%



31%
24%
45%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(596)

(155)

(255)

(429)

(242)

(759)

(242)

100%

(1,081)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

33%
17%
50%

5%
7%
88%

35%
18%
47%

64%
27%
9%

3%
5%
92%

20%
16%
64%

60%
23%
17%

66%
22%
12%

24%
15%
61%

68%
23%
8%

22%
15%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,081)

(402)

(319)

(352)

(235)

(383)

(463)

(242)

(840)

(262)

(819)

30

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

31. Feelings Toward Clinton – As a person
Whether or not you’re supporting her, which describe your feelings toward Hillary Clinton on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

25%
19%
55%

19%
19%
62%

30%
20%
50%

28%
25%
47%

27%
21%
52%

25%
18%
57%

22%
16%
62%

15%
18%
67%

64%
25%
11%



8%
12%
80%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(480)

(591)

(155)

(254)

(420)

(242)

(754)

(235)

100%

(1,070)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

25%
19%
55%

57%
32%
11%

11%
20%
69%

3%
4%
93%

45%
32%
23%

28%
31%
41%

13%
4%
84%

7%
6%
87%

30%
23%
46%

8%
4%
89%

31%
24%
45%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,070)

(396)

(318)

(346)

(236)

(377)

(458)

(240)

(830)

(258)

(813)

31

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

32. Feelings Toward Clinton – Her economic policies
Whether or not you’re supporting her, which describe your feelings toward Hillary Clinton on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

30%
22%
48%

27%
21%
53%

33%
22%
44%

39%
27%
34%

30%
25%
45%

30%
20%
50%

26%
17%
57%

20%
20%
60%

67%
25%
8%



10%
27%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(482)

(591)

(155)

(254)

(423)

(242)

(753)

(238)

100%

(1,073)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

30%
22%
48%

65%
30%
6%

18%
25%
57%

3%
9%
87%

56%
35%
9%

38%
28%
34%

11%
9%
79%

8%
10%
82%

37%
25%
38%

8%
5%
87%

38%
27%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,073)

(400)

(318)

(346)

(236)

(378)

(460)

(240)

(833)

(258)

(816)

32

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

33. Feelings Toward Clinton – Her social policies
Whether or not you’re supporting her, which describe your feelings toward Hillary Clinton on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

34%
17%
48%

31%
16%
53%

37%
18%
44%

45%
23%
32%

36%
19%
45%

32%
16%
51%

29%
14%
57%

25%
15%
60%

71%
22%
7%



12%
26%
61%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(479)

(594)

(155)

(254)

(423)

(242)

(754)

(238)

100%

(1,073)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

34%
17%
48%

73%
21%
6%

22%
23%
55%

3%
8%
89%

68%
26%
6%

41%
26%
33%

12%
6%
82%

8%
7%
85%

42%
20%
37%

8%
4%
88%

43%
22%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,073)

(399)

(318)

(346)

(235)

(380)

(458)

(240)

(833)

(258)

(816)

33

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

34. Feelings Toward Clinton – Her immigration policies
Whether or not you’re supporting her, which describe your feelings toward Hillary Clinton on each of these items:
Gender
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

28%
23%
48%

25%
22%
53%

31%
24%
45%

33%
39%
28%

32%
25%
43%

27%
21%
53%

25%
15%
60%

19%
21%
61%

62%
28%
10%



9%
38%
53%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(480)

(592)

(155)

(251)

(424)

(242)

(752)

(238)

100%

(1,072)

Party ID
Like a lot
Like a little
Don’t like
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

28%
23%
48%

62%
30%
8%

14%
31%
54%

3%
7%
89%

57%
37%
5%

30%
34%
35%

12%
6%
82%

8%
8%
84%

34%
28%
38%

8%
4%
88%

35%
29%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,072)

(400)

(318)

(344)

(236)

(380)

(455)

(240)

(831)

(258)

(814)

34

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North Carolina

35. Trump Traits – Is prepared to be Commander in Chief
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

37%
63%

40%
60%

35%
65%

20%
80%

34%
66%

38%
62%

51%
49%

47%
53%

5%
95%


52%
48%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(486)

(596)

(154)

(259)

(428)

(241)

(758)

(244)

100%

(1,081)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

37%
63%

5%
95%

38%
62%

74%
26%

3%
97%

23%
77%

67%
33%

67%
33%

29%
71%

76%
24%

25%
75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,081)

(403)

(318)

(351)

(236)

(385)

(460)

(240)

(841)

(264)

(817)

35

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

36. Trump Traits – Will look out for people like you
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

42%
58%

45%
55%

40%
60%

18%
82%

38%
62%

44%
56%

58%
42%

52%
48%

12%
88%


41%
59%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(486)

(596)

(154)

(259)

(428)

(241)

(758)

(244)

100%

(1,081)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

42%
58%

10%
90%

41%
59%

80%
20%

7%
93%

26%
74%

73%
27%

75%
25%

33%
67%

80%
20%

30%
70%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,081)

(403)

(318)

(351)

(236)

(385)

(460)

(240)

(841)

(264)

(817)

36

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

37. Trump Traits – Tells the truth
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

41%
59%

43%
57%

39%
61%

21%
79%

37%
63%

43%
57%

53%
47%

52%
48%

7%
93%


49%
51%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(485)

(596)

(154)

(259)

(427)

(241)

(757)

(244)

100%

(1,081)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

41%
59%

5%
95%

42%
58%

80%
20%

5%
95%

26%
74%

72%
28%

74%
26%

32%
68%

81%
19%

28%
72%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,081)

(403)

(318)

(351)

(236)

(385)

(460)

(240)

(841)

(264)

(817)

37

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker
North Carolina

38. Trump Traits – I know where he stands on issues
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

52%
48%

53%
47%

51%
49%

30%
70%

46%
54%

56%
44%

65%
35%

59%
41%

27%
73%


63%
37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(486)

(591)

(153)

(256)

(428)

(240)

(753)

(244)

100%

(1,077)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

52%
48%

25%
75%

53%
47%

83%
17%

20%
80%

41%
59%

78%
22%

81%
19%

44%
56%

80%
20%

43%
57%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,077)

(402)

(318)

(347)

(235)

(384)

(458)

(239)

(837)

(264)

(813)

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39. Clinton Traits – Is prepared to be Commander in Chief
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

51%
49%

46%
54%

55%
45%

65%
35%

55%
45%

47%
53%

43%
57%

39%
61%

92%
8%


26%
74%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(482)

(594)

(155)

(255)

(424)

(242)

(757)

(238)

100%

(1,075)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

51%
49%

93%
7%

41%
59%

12%
88%

88%
12%

63%
37%

21%
79%

16%
84%

61%
39%

13%
87%

63%
37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,075)

(399)

(317)

(350)

(236)

(378)

(462)

(240)

(836)

(261)

(815)

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40. Clinton Traits – Will look out for people like you
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

43%
57%

38%
62%

46%
54%

55%
45%

44%
56%

39%
61%

39%
61%

31%
69%

86%
14%


13%
87%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(482)

(590)

(155)

(252)

(424)

(242)

(757)

(235)

100%

(1,072)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

43%
57%

88%
12%

29%
71%

5%
95%

79%
21%

54%
46%

15%
85%

10%
90%

52%
48%

9%
91%

54%
46%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,072)

(398)

(315)

(350)

(235)

(375)

(462)

(239)

(833)

(260)

(812)

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41. Clinton Traits – Tells the truth
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

33%
67%

26%
74%

38%
62%

40%
60%

33%
67%

31%
69%

31%
69%

22%
78%

71%
29%


14%
86%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(477)

(591)

(155)

(251)

(421)

(241)

(755)

(234)

100%

(1,068)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(62)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

33%
67%

69%
31%

20%
80%

3%
97%

62%
38%

39%
61%

12%
88%

9%
91%

39%
61%

9%
91%

40%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,068)

(394)

(314)

(350)

(235)

(375)

(458)

(239)

(828)

(259)

(808)

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North Carolina

42. Clinton Traits – I know where she stands on issues
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

59%
41%

58%
42%

60%
40%

74%
26%

61%
39%

58%
42%

50%
50%

50%
50%

94%
6%


37%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(482)

(592)

(155)

(255)

(424)

(240)

(756)

(238)

100%

(1,074)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(63)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

59%
41%

89%
11%

54%
46%

31%
69%

83%
17%

66%
34%

42%
58%

34%
66%

67%
33%

40%
60%

65%
35%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,074)

(399)

(316)

(350)

(236)

(376)

(462)

(239)

(835)

(261)

(813)

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43. Senate Vote 2016
In the U.S. Senate election in North Carolina in November, are you planning to vote for...
Gender
Richard Burr, the Republican
Deborah Ross, the Democrat
Not sure yet
Someone else
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

40%
41%
17%
2%

42%
38%
18%
2%

38%
43%
18%
1%

21%
49%
24%
6%

34%
44%
22%
1%

43%
39%
17%
1%

53%
36%
11%
0%

51%
32%
16%
1%

4%
75%
21%
0%




43%
28%
20%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(591)

(155)

(259)

(431)

(235)

(762)

(236)

100%

(1,079)

Party ID
Richard Burr, the Republican
Deborah Ross, the Democrat
Not sure yet
Someone else
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

40%
41%
17%
2%

3%
80%
17%
0%

39%
34%
23%
5%

83%
3%
13%
1%

2%
88%
10%
0%

22%
46%
29%
3%

74%
12%
13%
1%

73%
9%
16%
2%

30%
50%
18%
2%

79%
6%
13%
2%

27%
52%
19%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,079)

(398)

(320)

(352)

(237)

(379)

(463)

(241)

(838)

(264)

(815)

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44. Burr Same Kind of Republican as Trump
Whether or not you would vote for him, do you feel Richard Burr is the same kind of Republican as Donald Trump, or a different kind of Republican from Donald
Trump?
Gender
Same
Different
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

34%
66%

27%
73%

40%
60%

48%
52%

37%
63%

29%
71%

31%
69%

28%
72%

57%
43%


27%
73%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(488)

(591)

(155)

(255)

(429)

(240)

(755)

(244)

100%

(1,079)

Party ID
Same
Different
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

34%
66%

53%
47%

22%
78%

23%
77%

47%
53%

36%
64%

26%
74%

28%
72%

36%
64%

24%
76%

38%
62%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,079)

(403)

(318)

(348)

(236)

(386)

(458)

(238)

(841)

(263)

(816)

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45. Support for HB2
Do you support or oppose North Carolina’s HB2, sometimes called the "bathroom bill"?
Gender
Support
Oppose
Haven’t heard enough to say
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

36%
56%
8%

43%
49%
8%

31%
62%
7%

10%
79%
10%

31%
60%
9%

44%
49%
7%

45%
50%
5%

43%
51%
5%

15%
70%
14%



39%
56%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(592)

(155)

(259)

(423)

(242)

(761)

(238)

100%

(1,079)

Party ID
Support
Oppose
Haven’t heard enough to say
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(64)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

36%
56%
8%

10%
81%
10%

38%
56%
6%

65%
29%
5%

5%
90%
5%

23%
68%
9%

64%
29%
7%

62%
33%
5%

29%
63%
8%

73%
23%
4%

25%
67%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,079)

(399)

(320)

(351)

(237)

(380)

(462)

(241)

(837)

(263)

(816)

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46. Confidence in Vote Counting
Are you generally confident or not confident that Presidential votes will be counted fairly in North Carolina this year?
Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Confident
Not confident

53%
47%

58%
42%

49%
51%

55%
45%

61%
39%

51%
49%

47%
53%

54%
46%

55%
45%

36%
64%

Totals
(Weighted N)


100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(487)

(594)

(155)

(255)

(429)

(241)

(755)

(244)

100%

(1,080)

Party ID

Ideology

(17)

White Evangelical

(65)
Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

Confident
Not confident

53%
47%

62%
38%

49%
51%

47%
53%

68%
32%

60%
40%

40%
60%

39%
61%

57%
43%

32%
68%

60%
40%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,080)

(404)

(318)

(348)

(235)

(386)

(459)

(240)

(840)

(264)

(817)

46