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%).
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