Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #26290
 
About: SurveyUSA interviewed 2,500 North Carolina adults 04/06/2022 through 04/10/2022. This research was conducted online among a representative cross section of North Carolina adults. Sample selected at random by Lucid Holdings LLC of New Orleans. Adult respondents were weighted to US Census targets for gender, age, race, education, and home-ownership.
 
Some states have passed new restrictions on abortion. Should North Carolina lawmakers outlaw abortion? Pass more restrictions on abortion? Lower restrictions on abortion? Or leave laws as they are?
2068 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty RegistrationParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratUnaffiliRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralCharlottGreensboRaleigh Southern
Outlaw Abortion17%19%16%17%18%18%16%18%17%20%9%22%13%30%8%14%30%9%14%43%24%10%5%11%32%10%7%29%7%19%19%15%22%14%15%17%17%14%12%25%20%24%14%11%
Pass More Restrictions22%24%20%21%20%20%27%20%23%23%19%17%23%31%16%18%32%16%17%29%38%18%7%9%35%18%8%32%14%25%20%20%18%25%23%24%17%20%21%24%19%20%21%29%
Lower Restrictions19%19%19%26%21%16%12%24%14%19%16%27%17%8%26%22%9%24%24%8%7%21%39%42%7%21%40%9%28%13%20%23%16%21%19%17%22%22%21%15%17%15%22%22%
Leave Laws As They Are26%23%30%22%25%28%31%23%29%25%36%13%28%17%32%32%17%33%29%12%16%33%36%32%15%33%35%17%36%21%27%31%27%24%29%27%24%28%30%21%28%25%30%19%
Not Sure16%16%15%15%16%19%14%15%16%14%20%20%19%13%17%14%12%18%16%8%15%18%12%6%12%18%10%13%15%23%13%12%18%15%14%14%19%16%16%15%16%15%14%19%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%24%27%22%51%49%65%21%8%6%35%36%22%33%35%30%15%23%37%13%6%37%37%19%43%43%34%31%35%38%37%25%69%31%17%45%38%33%19%30%18%
 
2Should sports gambling, including online betting remain against the law in North Carolina? Or be legalized?
2068 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty RegistrationParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratUnaffiliRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralCharlottGreensboRaleigh Southern
Remain Against The Law28%24%33%26%22%31%34%24%33%30%21%28%33%33%27%26%32%27%26%39%31%26%27%23%34%26%26%32%26%26%28%31%30%26%28%30%24%32%27%28%29%29%27%28%
Be Made Legal52%61%44%56%63%50%40%59%45%51%56%58%47%50%52%54%51%52%54%44%51%58%49%56%48%58%52%51%53%54%53%50%48%56%54%51%57%52%55%50%53%51%51%55%
Not Sure19%15%24%17%16%19%26%17%22%19%23%14%19%17%20%20%17%21%20%17%18%16%24%21%18%16%23%17%21%20%19%19%22%18%17%19%19%17%18%22%18%19%23%16%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%24%27%22%51%49%65%21%8%6%35%36%22%33%35%30%15%23%37%13%6%37%37%19%43%43%34%31%35%38%37%25%69%31%17%45%38%33%19%30%18%
 
3Should the use of marijuana for medical use remain against the law in North Carolina? Or be legalized?
2068 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty RegistrationParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratUnaffiliRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralCharlottGreensboRaleigh Southern
Remain Against The Law18%16%19%17%17%16%20%17%18%17%14%27%25%26%15%11%26%15%13%35%22%14%9%15%27%14%11%23%14%16%16%21%15%18%22%20%12%20%18%16%16%21%16%19%
Be Made Legal72%75%70%75%76%72%65%75%69%73%76%64%66%64%75%78%64%75%78%52%66%79%82%85%60%79%83%66%78%71%76%70%74%73%69%70%77%71%73%72%72%68%74%74%
Not Sure10%9%11%8%7%12%14%7%13%10%10%9%9%10%10%11%10%10%10%13%13%7%8%0%13%7%6%11%8%13%8%9%11%10%9%10%10%9%9%12%11%11%10%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%24%27%22%51%49%65%21%8%6%35%36%22%33%35%30%15%23%37%13%6%37%37%19%43%43%34%31%35%38%37%25%69%31%17%45%38%33%19%30%18%
 
4Should the use of marijuana for recreational use remain against the law in North Carolina? Or be legalized?
2068 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty RegistrationParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratUnaffiliRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralCharlottGreensboRaleigh Southern
Remain Against The Law32%30%35%23%29%33%47%25%40%34%20%40%43%44%25%30%45%26%28%53%46%27%17%19%49%27%17%44%24%30%28%39%26%34%40%37%23%30%33%33%35%33%28%34%
Be Made Legal57%61%53%68%64%55%37%66%47%56%64%52%50%46%63%60%45%63%61%35%45%63%73%73%41%63%73%47%64%57%61%52%62%55%52%52%67%61%56%56%55%57%58%58%
Not Sure11%9%13%10%7%11%16%8%14%10%16%8%7%11%12%10%10%12%11%12%9%10%10%8%10%10%10%9%12%12%11%9%13%11%8%11%11%9%11%12%10%9%15%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%24%27%22%51%49%65%21%8%6%35%36%22%33%35%30%15%23%37%13%6%37%37%19%43%43%34%31%35%38%37%25%69%31%17%45%38%33%19%30%18%
 
5Does law enforcement need more funding than it now receives? The same amount of funding it now receives? Or less funding than it now receives?
2500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty RegistrationParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratUnaffiliRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralCharlottGreensboRaleigh Southern
More Funding46%44%48%31%40%56%63%35%59%56%27%29%38%69%33%47%70%32%41%70%65%42%29%25%67%42%28%66%32%41%46%52%42%48%50%52%35%40%44%51%47%48%42%49%
The Same Amount27%30%25%32%28%25%24%30%24%23%35%37%30%20%37%31%19%36%29%20%23%32%35%36%22%32%35%19%39%29%27%26%27%29%26%28%26%30%31%22%27%23%29%31%
Less Funding11%13%8%19%13%5%4%16%4%10%16%9%9%4%16%10%4%16%11%6%6%9%19%27%6%9%22%5%15%9%12%11%10%12%9%8%15%12%10%10%12%11%12%6%
Not Sure16%13%18%19%19%15%9%19%12%12%23%25%23%7%15%11%7%16%18%4%6%16%16%12%5%16%15%10%15%22%14%11%21%12%14%11%24%18%15%17%14%19%17%14%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%30%25%26%20%54%46%63%20%10%7%35%36%22%31%31%32%13%21%37%13%6%34%37%19%38%38%38%31%31%41%35%24%64%36%17%43%40%33%19%30%18%