Elon University Poll in the news

The News & ObserverPractically everybody in state and national office takes a beating in the latest Elon University poll – from President Obama’s health-care reform, to both senators from North Carolina, to the legislature and candidates aspiring to the U.S. Senate.

Burlington Times-NewsELON — Confidence in state leadership is eroding and many North Carolinians believe the state’s reputation as a good place to live has been damaged over the past several months, according to results of an Elon University Poll released Friday.

The Business Journal More than half of North Carolinians think Obamacare will make the healthcare situation in the state worse, according to the latest Elon University Poll. That was a four-point rise from September.

WRAL It’s tough to hold political office these days. According to an Elon University Poll released Friday, approval ratings for President Barack Obama, Gov. Pat McCrory, Congress, the North Carolina General Assembly and U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Kay Hagan are all sliding.

***And a second reference in a WRAL story about a health care hearing.

MyFox8 ELON, N.C. — A new Elon University poll shows North Carolinians are growing increasingly dissatisfied with both President Barack Obama and Gov. Pat McCrory.

WTVD —  A new Elon University poll shows North Carolinians are largely dissatisfied with their elected officials.

Fayetteville Observer The survey of 681 registered voters, conducted Nov. 15-18, found that 33 percent approve of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory’s performance, compared with 43 percent who disapprove. Elon officials noted the governor had higher approval ratings earlier this year.

Salisbury Post An Elon poll from September shows that support for gay marriage in NC is growing rapidly and that 68 percent of voters under the age of 30 support marriage rights for same-sex couples.

— John Robinson

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