We polled North Carolinians on the issues of the day.
* Statewide support for gay marriage? Not so fast. 50% of likely voters oppose it vs. 38%.
* In September, it was dramatically different: 45% supported same-sex marriage & 43% opposed.
* The gay marriage numbers may explain the GOP leadership’s continued legal fight on that front.
* 57% of likely voters who oppose gay marriage support Tillis to 28% for Hagan.
* 69% of likely voters support showing a photo ID to vote.
* 91% of opponents of the voter ID law support Hagan.
* For our third consecutive polling cycle, more people prefer making abortion access less difficult, 46% to 41%.
* 71% of likely voters who prefer fewer restrictions on abortion support Hagan.
* 43% of likely voters said the United States should use air strikes AND ground troops in Iraq & Syria.
* Of the 43%, most were more likely to vote for Tillis, 64%, vs. 23% for Hagan.
* 33% said air strikes only in Iraq & Syria; 15% said no military action.
* Most N.C. residents are cautious about Ebola, but not panicked.
* On Ebola, college grads see a much smaller risk of Ebola outbreak than high school grads.