North Carolina

In March 2017, Senators Chaudhuri and Waddell introduced the National Popular Vote bill into the North Carolina Senate (SB440).  The bill was referred to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee.

On May 14, 2007, the North Carolina Senate passed the National Popular Vote bill. (SB 954).

A survey of 800 North Carolina voters conducted on December 17-18, 2008 showed 74% overall support for a national popular vote for President.

Support was 75% among liberal Democrats (representing 13% of respondents), 78% among moderate Democrats (representing 24% of respondents), 76% among conservative Democrats (representing 11% of respondents), 89% among liberal Republicans (representing 3% of respondents), 62% among moderate Republicans (representing 16% of respondents), 70% among conservative Republicans representing 21% of respondents), and 80% among independents (representing 12% of respondents).

Support was 75% among respondents living in Democratic state House of Representative districts (representing 59% of respondents) and 72% among respondents living in Republican state House of Representative districts (representing 41% of respondents).

By age, support was 69% among 18-29 year olds, 71% among 30-45 year olds, 77% among 46-65 year olds, and 72% for those older than 65. By gender, support was 81% among women and 65% among men. By race, support was 73% among whites (representing 75% of respondents), 74% among African-Americans (representing 20% of respondents), and 75% among Hispanics (representing 2% of respondents), and 93% of Others (representing 3% of respondents). The survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 1/2%.