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North Carolina voters already disgusted with their new all-GOP state government

Pat McCroryPublic Policy Polling surveyed 500 North Carolina voters between June 12th and June 14th, and the results are a real disaster for the state Republican Party.

North Carolina saw Republicans win control of the state legislature in the national 2010 GOP-wave and elected its first Republican Governor last year for the first time in over 100 years. The state GOP immediately pushed abortion restrictions, voter ID requirements, cuts to education, a rejection of an expansion of Medicaid (90% would be paid for by the federal government), a refusal to create a money-saving health insurance exchange under Obamacare (allowing the federal government to step in and run one on North Carolina’s behalf instead), and other conservative issues that had nothing to do with jobs.

North Carolina’s unemployment rate was 8.8% in May, the fifth highest in the nation.

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