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New polling results show disapproval growing for McCrory and General Assembly

New polling data shows more people are disapproving of the work done in the General Assembly New polling data shows more people are disapproving of the work done in the General Assembly

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – New polling data done on North Carolina's political leaders show many voters are not happy with the results coming out of Raleigh.

Public Policy Polling surveyed 500 voters from June 12-14. Only 20% of those who responded approve of the job being done by the General Assembly, as opposed to 56% who disapprove. The remaining 23% responded they are not sure.

Both Democrats and Independents showed a larger displeasure for the General Assembly's work. Only 10% of Democrats and 20% of Independents approved, while 64% of Democrats and 63% of Independents disapprove. Moreover, only 36% of Republican responders approved of the General Assembly, while 40% disapproved.

Governor Pat McCrory registered a 45% approval rating for the entire polling sample. Republicans ran a 71% approval, Independents registered 46% and Democrats 24%. McCrory's disapproval numbers went from 60% with Democrats, to 34% with Independents and 17% with Republicans. To show some history, McCrory's approval/disapproval numbers have gone from a +26% (45/19) in January, to +14% (49/35) in March to the current +6% (45/39) standing.

Click here to see the full polling results.

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