Public Policy Polling http://wunc.org en Is North Carolina A Swing State? http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-swing-state <p>In 2008, Barack Obama won North Carolina, marking the first time the state went for the Democratic candidate in over 30 years. In fact, in the previous couple of elections, Republicans won with solid victories. George W Bush had double digit leads over Al Gore and John Kerry. So what happened in 2008, and can it be repeated? Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:12:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Shawn Wen 4125 at http://wunc.org Considering the Polls http://wunc.org/post/considering-polls <p>As the presidential election lingers only a week away, people all over the country are steadily watching the polls, but what exactly do polls do for the American audience? Do polls somehow change voters’ minds or inspire the once disinterested to vote? Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:02:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 4134 at http://wunc.org Public Policy Polling http://wunc.org/post/public-policy-polling <p>Raleigh's own <a href="http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/" target="_blank">Public Policy Polling</a> first established a reputation for accuracy in the 2008 presidential election, but they stay in news with their sense of humor. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:42:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 5086 at http://wunc.org Public Policy Polling