Meredith Poll

Housed in the Department of History, Political Science, and International Studies, the Meredith Poll asks North Carolinians their opinions on a variety of public issues.

In addition to asking citizens about current political and social issues, the Meredith Poll is the only North Carolina survey research organization that focuses on issues pertaining to women. The Meredith Poll was launched in the spring of 2015 as part of Meredith’s commitment to civic engagement.

Latest Poll: Voter Enthusiasm Mid-term Elections (October 2018)

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The partial federal shutdown is still in effect as we end 2018. NC voters favored political leaders who compromise……

Our polls found a majority of NC voters approved of the job Governor Roy Cooper did in 2018. Will this continue in……

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Contact Information
General Information:
David McLennan, Meredith Poll Director
(919) 760-2287
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Press Contact:
Melyssa Allen, News Director
(919) 760-8455
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N.C. voters favor 2018 Tax Reform Bill (January 2018)


N.C. voters feel confident they can recognize “fake news” (February 2017)


N.C. voters believe women & men make equally good business leaders (October 2015)


N.C. voters say women are better at political compromise (March 2015)

Student Impact

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The Meredith Poll was created to help students develop skills that will assist them at Meredith and in their careers. Since the Poll’s founding in 2015, students have been involved in the construction of the surveys, data collection and analysis, and promotion of the results.

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