News Release

Latinos in North Carolina voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump, 72% to 24%, says 2020 American Election Eve Poll

Comprehensive national survey polled 15,000 Latino, African American, and other voters in North Carolina

Follow https://electioneve2020.com/ to find additional state-specific and national data 

November 3, 2020 

WASHINGTON, DC —The 2020 American Election Eve Poll will provide the most accurate information about the 2020 vote choices and motivations of Latino, African American, and other voters in North Carolina.

2020 American Election Eve Poll: who did you vote for in the presidential election (North Carolina)?

  • Latinos in North Carolina voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump 72%-24%
  • African Americans in North Carolina voted for Joe Biden over Donald Trump 92%-6%

2020 American Election Eve Poll: who did you vote for in the election for Governor in North Carolina between Democrat Roy Cooper and Republican Dan Forest?

  • Latinos in North Carolina voted for Democrat Roy Cooper over Republican Dan Forest 66%-21%
  • African Americans in North Carolina voted for Democrat Roy Cooper over Republican Dan Forest 88%-6%

2020 American Election Eve Poll: who did you vote for in the Senate election in North Carolina between Republican Thom Tillis and Democrat Cal Cunningham?

  • Latinos in North Carolina voted for Democrat Cal Cunningham over Republican Thom Tillis 64%-21%
  • African Americans in North Carolina voted for Democrat Cal Cunningham over Republican Thom Tillis 86%-7%

2020 American Election Eve Poll: most important issues facing your community that our politicians should address (North Carolina)?

  • Latinos in North Carolina: Coronavirus pandemic - 53%; Jobs and economy - 41%; Health care costs - 35%
  • African Americans in North Carolina: Coronavirus pandemic - 59%; Discrimination/racial justice - 39%; Jobs and economy - 35%

Key Information About the American Election Eve Poll

  • The 2020 American Election Eve Poll includes over 15,000 voters nationally with oversamples of Latino/Latinx, African American, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander American, and rural voters, along with other voters; as well as state-specific samples for Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
  • The interactive website https://electioneve2020.com/ will present the full array of poll data and will be updated in real time on election night when polls close in each state.
  • On Wednesday, November 4 at 11:30 AM Eastern, join more than 20 sponsoring organizations for the national webinar rollout event for the 2020 American Election Eve Poll. During the webinar, pollsters from the African American Research Collaborative, Asian American Decisions, and Latino Decisions will present the key findings from the poll and begin to put it in context of 2020 election results. Please RSVP to press@americasvoice.org to receive information on how to join the webinar.
  • Additional follow-up events on Thursday, November 5 and beyond will provide additional detail and electoral context on the poll findings and takeaways for each voting community represented in the poll.

Pollsters and Sponsors

The lead pollsters for the 2020 American Election Eve Poll include Latino Decisions, Asian American Decisions and the African American Research Collaborative.

Sponsoring organizations include: AAPI Civic Engagement Fund, NAACP, America's Voice, UnidosUS, Advancement Project, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Community Change, Demos, Faith In Action, Florida Alliance, Indivisible, League of Conservation Voters, Momento Latino, National Congress of American Indians, National Domestic Workers Alliance, National Urban League, Race Forward, RuralOrganizing.org, SEIU, Vera Institute of Justice, Voter Participation Center.

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For more than 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.