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In My Words: 'Sleeping giant’ shapes American politics
Kenneth Fernandez, director of the Elon University Poll, looks ahead to future elections and the role Latino voters will play in deciding outcomes.
NYT columnist: 'Daddy issues' define presidential candidates
Pulitzer Prize-winner Maureen Dowd on Nov. 7 shared insights into the men who campaign for the highest office in the land.
Elon political experts featured across North Carolina
Faculty and staff from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration offered live television analysis of 2012 election results.
Elon Poll: The 'Pack backs Romney; the Heels dig Obama
The latest Elon University Poll found distinct voter preferences among fan bases for North Carolina's top three college men's hoops teams.
Elon Poll: Presidential race a dead heat in N.C.
President Barack Obama's support comes from youth, women; former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is backed by men & older voters.
Campus debate grows animated on 'Obamacare,' economy
Four teams took turns Oct. 25 defending positions on economic growth, healthcare and same-sex marriage while dismantling opponents’ views.
Speakers discuss influence of religion on politics
The CEO of a nonpartisan institute on faith & public life was joined Oct. 10 by an Elon professor to share insights as the elections approach.
Elon panelists discuss the 'price of democracy'
Civic engagement experts examined why younger Americans aren’t participating like they once did in service & the democratic process.
Lively student group gathers to watch presidential debate
About 60 students came together on Oct. 3 to assess the candidates and talk about Campaign 2012.
Elon Poll now recruiting student callers
The Elon University Poll will conduct a survey of North Carolina voters from Oct. 21-26, 2012.
In My Words: 'Sleeping soundly, feeling better'
Professor Rosemary Haskell reflects on her own family in a newspaper column to answer the election-year question of being "better off."
Faculty share insights on science & the 2012 elections
Three professors explore the possible impact of politics on topics that included space exploration, stem cell research and climate change.
Elon faculty talk media, politics in 2012 campaign season
Three professors have made news in recent days by analyzing issues related to the upcoming elections.
In My Words: 'Voting on the Future of the Court'
Assistant Professor Dion Farganis reminds newspaper audiences that more is at stake in November than simply who occupies the White House.
Multimedia class partners with Charlotte paper for DNC coverage
Seniors traveled to North Carolina’s largest city to contribute to Creative Loafing Charlotte's accounts of the Democratic National Convention.
Charlotte event offered unique experience for students
A dozen Elon students attended a Sept. 3 Elon University Poll press conference and panel discussion with political experts and journalists.
Panel offers insight into Elon Poll results
A panel of political analysts and journalists said the North Carolina electorate's dynamics indicate it will lean toward Mitt Romney in November.
Elon Poll: Romney leads in N.C. as DNC begins
With Democrats visiting Charlotte for their party's convention, Republican challenger Mitt Romney leads Barack Obama in North Carolina.
News 14 Carolina profiles Elon students at the RNC
Students interning for the Republican National Convention in Tampa were the focus of a segment by the statewide news program.
Elon joins with TurboVote to make voting easy
Elon students can still register and then vote absentee in their home states - all with a few clicks of the mouse.