NC Policy Watch Unveils Inaugural “Carolina Issues Poll”

Results Show that Voters are Supportive of Public, Humane Solutions in Mental Health and Affordable Housing

By Rob Schofield

Quick Take:

  • NC Policy Watch, North Carolina’s leading provider of commentary and analysis on state public policy issues, has added yet another feature to its fast growing menu of products and services – the “Carolina Issues Poll.”
  • In the poll’s inaugural edition, Policy Watch sought to gauge the opinion of North Carolina registered voters on two timely and important policy topics: mental health and affordable housing.
  • Results from the poll show that North Carolinians are broadly supportive of new publicly funded efforts to aid the mentally ill, oppose executing mentally ill persons convicted of murder and support more public efforts to ease the state’s affordable housing and foreclosure crises.

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