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North Carolina Election Poll (June 2024)

The Hill: Trump leads Biden by 5 points in North Carolina survey
CBS 17 (Raleigh): Trump Verdict has little NC voter impact, says ECU poll
CBS 17 (Raleigh): NC voter confidence in 2024 election results
The Daily Reflector: Trump Leads Biden by 5 Points in North Carolina; governor race remains tight
The Center Square: In first post-verdict poll, Trump up 5 on Biden in North Carolina

North Carolina Election Poll (February 2024)

Politico: The most important governor’s race of 2024 is about to have its own version of Trump
WRAL News: Trump, Haley make final push in NC on last day of early voting for primary election
WITN TV: Could there be potential upsets this Election Day?
Yahoo Finance: Mark Robinson and Josh Stein clear favorites to win nominations in primary elections for governor
The News & Observer: From NC leans Democrat to ‘toss up.’ What to make of the latest NC governor’s race poll
The Charlotte Observer: Mark Robinson could be North Carolina’s first Black governor. Can he win over Black voters?
North State Journal: Trump leads Biden in expected November presidential election
Rocky Mount Telegram: Trump slightly favored over Biden by North Carolinians

North Carolina Election Poll (December 2023)

CBS 17 (Raleigh): Lt. Gov. Robinson is Republicans’ ‘clear favorite’ for NC governor but many undecided, poll finds
WRAL News: NC governor’s race: Mark Robinson still GOP favorite, but ECU poll shows challengers gaining
News & Observer: What the latest polling numbers tell us about the North Carolina race for governor
Winston-Salem Journal: Robison calls some GOP members ‘cowards’ for not backing him

West Virginia and Ohio Polls (May/June 2023)

USA Today: Joe Manchin is a ‘Dead Man Walking’ in West Virginia Senate Race, Former Obama Adviser Axelrod Says
The Hill: Justice Tops Manchin by 22 Points in New Poll on Senate Race
Politico: Lawyers for Jim Justice Say His Coal Companies ‘Chronically Scarce’ on Cash
Yahoo: Senate Rankings: Five Seats Most Likely to Flip
Newsweek: Joe Manchin Trails GOP Challenger by 22 Points in Key Senate Race: Poll 
U.S. News & World Report: The 2024 Senate Landscape
The Guardian: West Virginia Governor Justice Suggests Coal Empire Lawsuit is Political Attack
Charleston Gazette: Hoppy Kercheval: Polls Look Good for Justice’s Senate Bid
News and Sentinel: New Polling Shows Manchin Trailing in U.S. Senate Race
The Washington Times: Biden DOJ Sues Family Coal Business of GOP Challenger to Sen. Joe Manchin
Political Wire: Justice Would Crush Manchin in Senate Matchup
The Center Square: Poll: West Virginia’s Justice Favored Over Manchin in Senate Race
Sabato’s Crystal Ball: Notes on the State of Politics: June 7, 2023
Roll Call: At the Races: It was so Nice, They’re Running Twice
MSN: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown Could Lose His Seat in 2024, First Poll Shows
Washington Examiner: Ohio Senate: Matt Dolan Neck and Neck with Sherrod Brown But Trails in Primary, According to New Poll

North Carolina and Georgia Election Polls (October/November 2022)

Carolina Forward: How Did the Pollsters Do in North Carolina? Polling News: Who Got it Right?
North State Journal: Polls Proved Mostly on the Mark in North Carolina
WXII TV (Winston-Salem): ECU Pollster: “Ted Budd is the Clear Favorite Right Now.”
Fox 46 TV (Charlotte): Post-Election Breakdown
Public Radio East: ECU Poll: Top Election Issues are Economy, Abortion, and Inflation
The News & Observer: Polls Show Ted Budd Ahead of Cheri Beasley in NC Senate Race
Charlotte Observer: NC Senate Election Results: Rep. Ted Budd vs. Cheri Beasley
MSNBC: Midterm Elections Round-Up
Forbes: Herschel Walker Tumbles in Georgia Senate Poll as Scandals Mount
Politico: Republicans Gain Steam in Senate Battle
The Hill: Midterm Rankings: Here are the 7 Senate Seats Most Likely to Flip
The National Review: Is Abrams Dragging Down Warnock in Georgia?
Newsweek: What Polls Show in 8 Key Senate Races with Under 48 Hours to Midterm
The Washington Times: GOP’s Budd Pulls Ahead in NC Senate Showdown
Yahoo Finance: Democrat Beasley Looks to Close Gap with Budd in North Carolina
Washington Examiner: Fateful Eight: Polls in Key Senate Races Show Midterm Election Going Down to the Wire
The Carolina Journal: Another Poll Shows Budd Up 4% on Beasley
WITN (Greenville): ECU Poll: Budd Maintains Lead Over Beasley as Election Day Nears
The Daily Reflector: ECU Poll Shows Budd Leading Beasley

Georgia Election Poll (June 2022)

Washington Post: Herschel Walker, Who Criticizes Absentee Fathers, Acknowledges Second Son
Forbes: Georgia Poll: Walker, Warnock In Dead Heat For Senate As Kemp Opens Lead In Governor’s Race
The Hill: Warnock, Walker Tied in Georgia Senate Race; Kemp Leads Abrams for Governor: Poll
MSNBC: Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 6.15.22
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “The Jolt: Stacey Abrams Sticking with Joe Biden, Despite Biden’s Sagging Approvals
The New York Daily News: “Senate Candidate Herschel Walker’s Campaign Confirms He Has ‘Secret’ Son
Ebony: Georgia’s GOP Senate Candidate Herschel Walker Is Accused of Hypocrisy for Criticizing Black Fathers
Breitbart: Georgia Poll: Gov. Brian Kemp Leads Democrat Stacey Abrams; Walker, Warnock Tied
Daily Kos: Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/15
Political Wire: Georgia Senate Race Tied
WUGA (Athens. GA): Morning Headlines: Warnock and Walker in Virtual Tie, Abrams Lags Behind Kemp
WNCT TV (Greenville, NC): Warnock, Walker Tied in Georgia Senate race; Kemp Leads Abrams for Governor: Poll

North Carolina Election Poll (May 2022)

Fox 46 (Charlotte): NC Voters’ Views on Senate Race, Biden
The Hill: Budd Holds Eight-Point Lead Over Beasley in North Carolina Senate Race
Roll Call: Democrats Signal They Plan to Fight for NC Senate Seat
Politico: 7 Big 2022 Midterm Questions to Answer This Week
MSN: Budd Holds Eight-Point Lead Over Beasley in North Carolina Senate Race
Breitbart: Trump-Endorsed Rep. Ted Budd Leads Democrat Candidate in North Carolina U.S. Senate Race
Breitbart: Trump Leads Biden in Head-to-Head Rematch in North Carolina
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk of the Town 5-23-2022

ECU Poll on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict of North Carolina adults (March 2022)

Fox 46 (Charlotte): North Carolinians’ Opinions on Russia-Ukraine War
WITN TV: Poll Says Majority of North Carolinians Support Economic Sanctions Against Russia
WNCT TV: ECU Poll: Economic Sanctions Good, Military Action Not So Much against Russia
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk of the Town 3-18-2022
Public Radio East: ECU Survey Shows NC Support of U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

ECU Poll on Legalized Sports Gambling in North Carolina (August 2021)

WITN TV:  Slight majority of North Carolinians support legalizing sports gambling, ECU study finds
WNCT TV: Slim majority shows support for legalizing sports gambling in North Carolina
Public Radio East: NC Senate bill would legalize sports betting; poll says public approves
Spectrum News (Charlotte): Breaking down the bill that could make betting on sports legal in N.C.
The Game 94.3: The Patrick Johnson Show  North Carolina Lawmakers, Constituents Support Legal Sports Betting

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (July 2021)

WITN TV:  New survey shows Republican party divided on COVID-19 precautions
WNCT TV: ECU survey finds Democrats united, Republicans divided on COVID-19 measures
The Daily Reflector: ECU survey finds Democrats united, Republicans divided on COVID-19 measures

North Carolina and South Carolina Election Polls (October/November 2020)

Fox News: Who is Lindsay Graham? 5 Things to Know About the SC Senator
USA Today: The Final Week in the Polls: Trump Eats Into Biden’s Lead in Arizona, North Carolina, Nevada and Pennsylvania
The Hill: Trump Wins South Carolina
News & Observer: Voters Weigh Tillis’ Support for Trump, Cunningham Sexting in Tight Senate Race: Poll
News & Observer: Traveling with Nikki Haley, Tillis Assails Cunningham’s Character. Is it Working?
FiveThirtyEight: We Have a Lot of New Polls, But There’s Little Sign of the Presidential Race Tightening
Draft Kings: Latest 2020 Presidential Poll News in North Carolina
WCBD TV Charleston, SC: Polls Show Tight US Senate Race in South Carolina Days Before Election
CBS-17 TV Raleigh: New ECU Poll Shows Slim Biden Leadin NC; Senate Race a Toss-Up
Fox 46 TV Charlotte: New ECU Poll Shows Biden Lead in NC, Tight Races Statewide
WITN TV: ECU Poll: Biden and Cunningham Hold Slim Leads in North Carolina
WCTI TV: ECU Poll Shows Biden with Lead Statewide; Professor Says Suburbs will be a Battleground
WNCT TV: New ECU Poll Shows Biden Lead in NC, Tight Races Statewide
Public Radio East: ECU Poll Shows Biden With Lead Over Trump, Tight Statewide Races
The Daily Reflector: Tight Race Draws Another High-Profile Stop
North State Journal: Tillis and Haley swing through Raleigh on statewide tour before election day.
The Fayetteville Observer: US Senate Race in NC: Can Tillis Come From Behind and Beat Cunningham?

The New York Times: Analysis of the day in polls, from now until Election Day
The Charlotte Observer: Another Republican group launches ads about Cal Cunningham’s romantic texts
Breitbart: North Carolina Poll: Thom Tillis Takes Lead After Cal Cunningham Sexting Scandal
Political Wire: More Battleground State Polls
NC Spin: The latest ECU poll reaffirms findings from other recent voter surveys
Carolina Journal: CJ politics week in review, Oct. 5-9
QCity Metro: ECU Poll: Biden has 4-point lead over Trump in North Carolina
Sports Betting Dime: Who’s Going to Win North Carolina? Biden (-125) Slightly Ahead of Trump (-110)
Talk of the Town: Talk of the Town 10-7-2020 Phil Berger

North Carolina Election Poll (September 2020)

Bloomberg: Biden Leads Trump 49-41 in National Poll: Campaign Update
The Hill: Trump, Biden Running Neck and Neck in North Carolina: Poll
Politico: “Trump’s Still Losing Big — and Four Other Takeaways from Post-convention Polls”
MSNBC: “Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 9.2.20”
National Review: “Poll: North Carolina Senate Race Tied”
Charlotte Observer: “Trump, Biden Remain Tied in NC, as Biden Matches Trump’s TV Spending”
Daily Reflector: “New ECU Poll Shows Trump With Slight Lead”
Political Wire: Trump Holds Edge in North Carolina
Breitbart: Poll: Donald Trump Takes Lead in North Carolina
WXII TV (Winston-Salem): New ECU Poll Finds Races for White House & Senate Virtually Tied
WNCT TV: Poll Out of ECU Finds 96% of NC Voters Know Their Vote for President
WITN TV: “ECU Poll: Trump Slightly Up, Cooper Ahead, Senate Race Tied”
Talk of the Town: Talk of the Town 9-1-2020

North Carolina Election Poll (August 2020)

The Atlantic: “The Democratic Convention Is a Reality Check for Trump. Blue America is only growing”
The National Review: The Surge of Support That Hasn’t Come
MSNBC: Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 8.18.20
News & Observer: Sanders Voters in NC Comes to Terms with Biden
CBS 17 (Raleigh, Durham): New Poll Shows Tight Race in NC Between Trump, Biden
Daily Kos: NC-Sen: ECU Poll Has Cal Cunningham (D) Beating Thom Tillis (R) 44-40, Biden & Trump Tied 47-47
Political Wire: Dead Heat in North Carolina
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk of the Town 8-18-2020

North Carolina Election Poll (June 2020)

The Hill: Poll: Biden, Trump locked in neck-and-neck battle for North Carolina
Washington Times: Latest Election Polls
Political Wire: North Carolina Remains a Tight Race
WITN: ECU Poll: Presidential and Senate Elections remain competitive, Cooper continues to lead Forest
Daily Kos: NC-Sen: ECU Poll Has A Tied Race Between Tillis (R) & Cunningham (D), Biden Beating Trump 45-44
Breitbart: Poll: ‘Virtual Tie’ Between Trump and Biden in North Carolina

North Carolina Election Poll (May 2020)

Boston Globe: The Polling is Clear: Coronavirus Has Boosted the Fortunes of Every Governor Running for Reelection
MSNBC: Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.18.20
Forbes: Poll Shows Close Presidential Races in Southern States – Biden Leads Trump in Florida
The Hill: The 10 Senate Seats Most Likely to Flip
CBS 17 (Raleigh, Durham): Trump Leading Biden in NC, Cooper Leads Way for Governor, ECU Poll Shows
WCTI: NC Poll Shows Close Races This Fall, Mixed Results on Pandemic Response
The Game 94.3: The Patrick Johnson Show

North Carolina Election Poll (February 2020)

Roll Call: Dissecting the Tillis Memo on North Carolina Senate Race
The Hill: Cook Political Report Moves North Carolina Senate Race to ‘Toss-Up’
Vox: This NC Democrat will try to unseat Thom Tillis this fall
NBC News: Super Tuesday polls: A state-by-state look at who’s leading
USA Today: Sanders leads Biden in key Super Tuesday states of California, Texas and North Carolina, polls find
WNCT TV: ECU voter poll looks at Democratic Primary
WITN TV: Voters question early votes for Democrats who dropped out of race
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk of the Town 3-2-2020, Dr. Peter Francia

South Carolina Election Poll (February 2020)

Newsweek: “What the Polls Says About Lindsey Graham vs. Jaime Harrison”
Wall Street Journal: Joe Biden’s Black-Voter Support Shows Signs of Strain
The Atlantic: The 2020 Democrats All Have the Same Problem
U.S. News & World Report: Polls: Biden Has Big Lead in South Carolina
USA Today: ‘Defied expectations’: Amy Klobuchar’s New Hampshire surprise means a new battle for money and attention
Newsweek: S. Carolina Black Caucus Member Says Joe Biden Is ‘Done’ If He Loses State
The New Yorker: Joe Biden’s Struggling Campaign Gets a Lift in South Carolina
New York Magazine: The Biden Survival Scenario
The Christian Science Monitor: Cracks in Biden’s ‘firewall’? Black voters split in S. Carolina.
Vox: Poll: Bernie Sanders is beating every other candidate in Nevada
The Hill: Poll: Biden holds 15-point lead in South Carolina
Washington Times: Klobuchar highlights her breakout debate moment in six-figure South Carolina TV ad push
Washington Examiner: Can Biden bounce back?

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (December 2019)

WNCT TV: ECU Center for Survey Research releases recent research on legalization of marijuana
Public Radio in Raleigh (WUNC): ECU Study Finds Most Americans Support Marijuana Legalization
Public Radio in Charlotte (WFAE): ECU Study Finds Most Americans Support Marijuana Legalization
Public Radio East (WTEB): ECU Study Finds Most Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

North Carolina Presidential Poll (October 2019)

RealClear Politics (General Election): North Carolina General Election Polls
RealClear Politics (North Carolina Primary): North Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary
Latest Polls
News & Observer: Trump’s support is wavering in North Carolina
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk of the Town 10-16-2019 Dr. Peter Francia

North Carolina Poll on Vaping (October 2019)

WITN TV: State poll shows growing support for ban on vaping
Public Radio East: Survey indicates support for vaping sales ban
Asheville Citizen Times: Poll: 50 percent of NC voters support ban on e-cigs, vape products

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (July 2019)

WITN TV: ECU survey finds majority of Americans are happy
WNCT TV: New survey by ECU finds most Americans say they are “happy in general”
Talk of the Town (WTIB): Talk Of The Town 7 – 2 – 2019 Mike Lyons & Dr. Peter Francia
The Daily Reflector: Celebrants find reason to be happy on Fourth

ECU Poll on Legalized Sports Gambling (February-March 2019; October-November 2018)

Miami Herald: Bet on it: More Americans support legalizing sports gambling, ECU poll finds
Sacramento Bee: Bet on it: More Americans support legalizing sports gambling, ECU poll finds
RotoGrinders: Study: New Jersey and Mississippi Residents Both Broadly Support Sports Betting
Yahoo! Finance: Positive Public Perception of Legalized Sports Gambling in NJ, MS
WCTI TV: ECU survey says more Americans support legalized gambling on pro sports

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (December 2018)

BioSpace: ECU Experts Examine Data on Gun Safety, Public Health

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (September 2018)

News & Observer: A job is more than a paycheck. A new ECU survey shows just how important it is.
Public Radio East: ECU Labor Day Report Shows Importance Of Work And Unionization
Life and Health Advisor: The Role Of Labor & Employment in America’s Well-Being

Life, Liberty, and Happiness Project (July 2018)

News & Observer: Who in the U.S. is happy now? More people than you might think, ECU survey shows
WITN TV: ECU Life, Liberty and Happiness Project
WUNC TV: Do Americans feel like they’ve attained the “American Dream”?
Public Radio East: ECU Releases American Attitudes Survey On Life, Liberty, Happiness
All on Georgia: Column: ECU survey finds Americans happier than Facebook indicates
News & Record: Who in the U.S. is happy now? More people than you might think, ECU survey shows