FIRST LOOK: N.C. Supreme Court Race Polling Data

May 19, 2022

Republicans Dietz and Allen hold leads

Voters will choose two of the seven justices on the North Carolina Supreme Court in November. In the first polling data released post-primary, Republican Richard Dietz leads Democrat Lucy Inman, and Republican Trey Allen leads Democrat Sam Ervin.

Democrats currently have a 4-3 majority on the high court. If both polling leads hold, Republicans will control a 5-2 majority beginning next year.

Dietz v. Inman
Dietz (R) 45%
Inman (D) 39%
Undecided 15%


Allen v. Ervin
Allen (R) 46%
Ervin (D) 42%
Undecided 12%

CPR’s pollster, Meeting Street Insights, was in the field May 12-16. The poll has a margin of error 4.38%. See crosstabs here: NC Statewide Survey (May 2022) Judicial Races