Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Civitas poll: Trump TIED, McCrory UP

Civitas continues its streak as the ONLY pollster showing Governor Pat McCrory with a lead over attorney general Roy Cooper.  If ol’ Pat DOES pull it out, Civitas is going to end up looking pretty good in the polling world.  Civitas shows McCrory up over…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Polls show problems for Burr & McCrory (But, hey. We fired Hasan!!!)

The Civitas Institute — a subsidiary of Variety Wholesalers and The McCrory for Governor campaign — has put out a new poll that should be raising red flags for all of those smug NCGOPe types strutting around all smug about just having fired a black…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Analyzing the Civitas polling for NC GOV

      The right-leaning Civitas Insitute dropped a poll this week showing  Pat McCrory (R) leading Walter Dalton (D) by 47% to 37%, with Libertarian Barbara Howe polling at 5 percent.    (According to the NC state board of elections, Libertarians make up just…