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NC-Sen: Emerson Poll Has Cal Cunningham (D) Beating Thom Tillis (R) 46-43

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Here’s the latest news today out or North Carolina courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll:

The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election finds North Carolina in a dead-heat, with former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump both at 47%. Six-percent (6%) of voters plan to vote for someone else and 1% are undecided.

Biden has a lead among suburban voters, 53% to 39%, and urban voters 65% to 33%. Trump has a lead among rural voters 62% to 30%.

Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham leads incumbent Senator Thom Tillis 46% to 43%. Nine-percent 9% are still undecided.

North Carolina voters are also split on Trump’s overall approval, with 48% disapproving of the job Trump is doing as president while 47% approve of the job he is doing.

Voters were asked how much of a public health threat they think coronavirus is and the majority (52%) think it is a major threat while 26% say it is a moderate threat, 17% think it is a minor threat and 5% think it is no threat at all. The majority (83%) of those voting for Biden think it is a major threat while a plurality (40%) of those voting for Trump thinks it is a moderate threat.

A plurality (37%) of North Carolina voters say the economy is the most important issue in deciding their vote for president, followed by social justice with 18%, COVID-19 response with 17%, health care with 9%, climate change with 4% and the supreme court with 3%.

Among Trump voters, the majority (68%) say the economy is the most important issue.

Biden voters are split between COVID-19 response (31%), social justice (29%), health care (16%), and climate change (7%).

Let’s keep up the momentum to flip North Carolina Blue. Click below to donate and get involved with Cunningham, Cooper, Biden and their fellow North Carolina Democrats campaigns:

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