President Trump has a 43 percent job approval rating in North Carolina, while Governor Cooper has a 50 percent job approval rating, according to a poll released by High Point University on Thursday, July 23.

Both Trump and Cooper got higher marks than North Carolina’s two senators, Republicans Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, who is running for reelection.

The poll also asked questions about job security during the COVID-19 pandemic. Results of that poll are here.

Here are results of questions related to voting and politics:

Voting

These days, many people are so busy they can’t find time to register to vote, or move around so often they don’t get a chance to re-register. Are you NOW registered to vote in your precinct or election district or haven’t you been able to register so far?

Registered voters

  • Yes 91
  • No 5
  • Don’t know/Refused 4

On March 3rd of this year, North Carolina held its primary election for president, U.S, Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and other offices. Did you vote in the primary election or did you not vote?

Registered voters

  • Yes, I voted 56
  • No, I did not vote 44 n=365

Direction of Country & Job Approval

Do you think things in this country are generally going in the right direction or do you feel things have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track?

Registered voters

  • Right direction 15
  • Wrong track 77
  • (Don’t know/Refused) 9
  • n=422

Do you approve or disapprove of the way that Donald Trump is handling his job as president?

Registered voters

  • Approve 43
  • Disapprove 49
  • (Don’t know/Refused) 8
  • n=422

Do you approve or disapprove of the way that Roy Cooper is handling his job as Governor?

Registered voters

  • Approve 50
  • Disapprove 40
  • (Don’t know/Refused)
  • 10 n=422

Do you approve or disapprove of the way that Richard Burr is handling his job as U.S. Senator?

Registered voters

  • Approve 24
  • Disapprove 37
  • (Don’t know/Refused) 38
  • n=422

Do you approve or disapprove of the way that Thom Tillis is handling his job as U.S. Senator?

Registered voters

  • Approve 32
  • Disapprove 33
  • (Don’t know/Refused) 36
  • n=422

 

 

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