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The Daily Tar Heel: Senate candidates aren’t winning over voters of faith, poll finds

A poll by American Insights on Sept. 22 found that 95 percent of faith-driven voters in the state believe they have a responsibility to vote, but only 26 percent say Hagan represents them well and 38 percent believe that Tillis does.

A faith-driven voter is defined as a voter who identifies as a Christian and say that their faith significantly influences their voting decisions.

“I don’t think it’s too late in the game. As a third of the North Carolina electorate, there are surely more than enough faith-driven voters to swing the Senate race to the person who is able to connect with them,” said Pearce Godwin, director of American Insights.

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