Majority of NC Voters Believe Tax Cuts will Help their Financial Situation

The latest Civitas poll has found that by a 2-1 margin, likely North Carolina voters think “cutting state taxes” will help their current financial situation more than “increasing state spending” to boost the economy.

The full text of the question is below.

Which of the following options would be MOST beneficial to your current financial situation? (RANDOMIZE)

47%     Cutting state taxes to boost the economy
24%     Increasing state spending to boost the economy.
18%     Leaving the state’s economy as it is right now.
11%     Don’t Know/ Need more info
*           Refused

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Civitas President Francis De Luca said, “While Governor Cooper and his leftist allies are pushing for even more state spending, voters think that cutting taxes will do more to boost the economy and help their personal financial situation. The mandate from the people of North Carolina is clear.”

Cross tabs for this question can be found here.

This poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken May 18, 20-21, 2017.


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