Working the polls: The latest updates on the state of North Carolina races and issues

We’re collecting the results from as many polls as we can to help you track where the 2018 elections are headed.

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The charts below are built using all available poll data. You can dig into the individual data points and sources below. Keep in mind that different polls use different methods. These charts are for general information, not science. We’ll keep them updated over time.

 



The latest polls:

Here are the latest results from Congressional races, generic ballots, governor favorability, and proposed constitutional amendment favorability.

October 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Generic ballot, U.S. CongressDemocrats 49%, Republicans 38%Democrats +11Meredith Poll
Generic ballot, General AssemblyDemocrats 48%, Republicans 38%Democrats +10Meredith Poll
Gov. Roy Cooper approvalApprove 55%, Disapprove 23%Approve +22Meredith Poll
George Holding/Linda Coleman (2nd Congressional District)Holding 49%, Coleman 40%Holding +9Civitas/Survey USA
Voter ID favorabilityFor 58%, Against 34%For +24Civitas/Survey USA
General Assembly generic ballotDemocrats 47%, Republicans 42%Democrats +5SurveyUSA/Spectrum
N.C. Supreme Court (Jackson seat)Anita Earls 43%, Chris Anglin 22%, Barbara Jackson 15%Earls +21SurveyUSA/Spectrum
Voter ID favorabilityFor 64%, Against 27%For +37SurveyUSA/Spectrum
Gov. Roy Cooper approvalApprove 53%, Disapprove 23%Approve +30SurveyUSA/Spectrum

September 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
General Assembly generic ballotDemocrats 42%, Republicans 36%Democrats +6Civitas
Jackson v. Earls v. Anglin, N.C. Supreme Court Earls 38%, Jackson 11%, Anglin 7%Earls +27Civitas
Voter ID requirement favorabilityFor Voter ID 65%, Against 32%For Voter ID +33Civitas
Holding/Coleman (2nd Congressional District-NC)Coleman 44%, Holding 43%Coleman +1Civitas
Voter ID requirement favorabilityFor Voter ID 60%, Against 34%For Voter ID +26Civitas
Holding/Coleman (2nd Congressional District-NC)Coleman 45%, Holding 44%Coleman +1Coleman internal via Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
Voter ID requirement favorabilityFor Voter ID 63%, Against 20%For Voter ID +43Elon Poll

July 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Budd/Manning (13th Congressional District-NC)Budd 40%, Manning 35%Budd +5Civitas
McCready/Harris (9th Congressional District-NC)McCready 43%, Harris 36%McCready +7Civitas
Voter ID requirement favorabilityFor Voter ID 60%, Against 34%For Voter ID +26Civitas

June 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Generic ballot, General AssemblyRepublican 34%, Democrat 42%Democrat +8Civitas
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 56%, Disapprove 34%Approve +22Civitas
Thom Tillis approvalApprove 26%, Disapprove 37%Disapprove +11Civitas
Barbara Jackson/Anita Earls (North Carolina Supreme Court)Jackson 35%, Earls 35%EvenCivitas

May 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Generic ballot, General AssemblyDemocrat 40%, Republican 40%PushCivitas
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 56%, Disapprove 34%Approve +22Civitas
Barbara Jackson/Anita Earls (North Carolina Supreme Court)Jackson 41%, Earls 36%Jackson +5Civitas
Generic ballot, General AssemblyDemocrat 44%, Republican 37%Democrat +7SurveyUSA/Spectrum
Generic ballot, U.S. HouseDemocrat 44%, Republican 41%Democrat +3SurveyUSA/Spectrum
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 49%, Disapprove 26%Approve +23SurveyUSA/Spectrum
General Assembly approvalApprove 32%, Disapprove 35%Disapprove -3SurveyUSA/Spectrum
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 49%, Disapprove 38%Approve +11PPP

April 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Pittenger/McCready (presumed primary winners in NC09)Pittenger 42, McCready 37Pittenger +5PPP
Robert Pittenger approvalApprove 31, Disapprove 39Disapprove -8PPP
Budd/Manning (presumed primary winners in NC13)Budd 43, Manning 40Budd +3PPP
Ted Budd approvalApprove 33, Disapprove 38Disapprove -5PPP

March 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultsSpreadSource
Pittenger/Harris primary (NC9)Pittenger 52%, Harris 20%Pittenger +32Civitas

February 2018 polls

Race/IssueResultDifferenceSource
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 50%, disapprove 30%Approve +20Meredith College
Generic ballot, General AssemblyRepublican 43%, Democrat 42.5%Republican +0.5Meredith College
Roy Cooper approvalApprove 50%, disapprove 25%Approve +25High Point University
Generic ballot (U.S. House)Republican 40%, Democrat 39%Republican +1High Point University