Thursday, February 19, 2009

Stimulus easing minds on economy?

On our North Carolina poll last weekend 51% of respondents named the economy as their top issue. That's the lowest level since a survey we did in late August when only 48% of voters said that was their main concern.

In mid-January, right before Barack Obama was inaugurated, 64% listed the economy. Is it possible that the passage of the stimulus package in Congress has some folks' minds more at ease? It could just be a blip unique to this month's poll but we'll certainly be watching in March to see if that trend continues.

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