North Carolina Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Do You Think Absentee Ballots Should Be Accepted As Long As They'Ve Been Postmarked By Election Day?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Republican officials asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to move up North Carolina’s recently extended deadline for accepting late-arriving absentee ballots postmarked by Election Day. State Republican legislative leaders argue that the updated deadline, issued in an official memo after early voting had begun, will result...
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POLL: Do You Agree That Turning Off Lights To Discourage Trick- Or- Treaters?

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel announced Halloween guidelines Tuesday that included households turning off their porch lights to discourage trick-or-treaters. Schewel lives in the Watts Hospital-Hillandale neighborhood, a Halloween magnet in which children can line up dozen deep to get candy from houses along Club Boulevard. More than 1,500 kids come to his porch for candy every year, Schewel said.

POLL: Do You Think That The Extramarital Affairs Of Politicians Are Important To Consider During An Election?

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - North Carolina's intensively competitive and expensive U.S. Senate race has been upended by personal and health disruptions that sent uncertainty through the campaigns and an electorate already casting ballots. Democratic nominee Cal Cunningham acknowledged and apologized for exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a woman who's...

POLL: Will You Be Voting For Cunningham?

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Undecided voters and political analysts alike weighed in on Tuesday’s debate between Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and challenger Cal Cunningham (D). Of the nine undecided voters who participated watched as a group in a study in Charlotte, seven said they had their opinions swayed by the hour-long debate.

POLL: Do You Think Even A Reduced Number Of Fans Gathering At Events Such As Football Games Will Prevent The Spread Of Covid-19 Among Attendees?

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State University said Friday it has received permission from the state to allow up to 350 fans to attend its Saturday home football game against Wake Forest University. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the gathering limit to The Associated Press...

POLL: Do You Think That Cooper Will Do A Good Job In The Nfl Event And Club Development Program?

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University former student-athlete Corey Cooper will participate in the 2020-21 National Football League Events and Club Business Development Experienceship, the school announced Wednesday. “I would like to thank Coach Hester and Ms. Lake for contacting me about the opportunity,” said Cooper. “This is a very exciting...

POLL: Do You Think There Should Be Repercussions For A Sitting President Who Advises Citizens To Break The Law?

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein reminded people they cannot vote twice, again rebuking President Donald Trump's telling North Carolinians to vote by mail and to try again in person. It is illegal to vote twice. North Carolinians can track their mailed in ballots here: The...

POLL: Do You Agree With What Dr. Birx Has Been Doing During The Pandemic?

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Governor Cooper and DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen met with Dr. Deborah Birx in North Carolina today. Cooper and Dr. Birx also participated together in the call with the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and the Governor spoke about the need for our elected leaders and candidates to “lead by example on the campaign trail” this fall by holding events with face coverings and social distancing, according to a readout of the meeting from Cooper’s office.

POLL: Do You Think North Carolina Needs Additional Funding From The Federal Government To Help With The Covid-19 Pandemic?

SALISBURY — The North Carolina General Assembly will reconvene in Raleigh Wednesday to disperse remaining COVID-19 funds, but legislators are concerned the federal government has yet to pass another round of funding. State lawmakers recessed the legislative session on July 8 without passing a budget or dispersing all available COVID-19...