ELON POLL: N.C. teachers opposed to carrying guns in their classrooms

A new Elon University Poll conducted in partnership with the Raleigh News & Observer and Charlotte Observer finds that a large majority of educators in the state say arming teachers with guns is a bad idea and would increase gun-related deaths in schools.

ELON POLL: ​N.C. voters more tuned in to leaders in Washington than to those governing in Raleigh

The most recent survey also found that nearly half of all voters say the congressional redistricting process is "not fair at all" though many are unsure of the details of the process.

Elon experts offer insights into impact of the Rev. Billy Graham

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason Husser and Associate Professor of Communications Anthony Hatcher offered their thoughts on the career of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21 at the age of 99. 

Husser featured in segment on the divide between Democrats, Republicans

WFMY News 2 turned to Jason Husser, assistant professor of political science and director of the Elon Poll, for his thoughts on how voters feel about members of the opposing political party. 

ELON POLL: N.C. shoppers optimistic about economy, say Cyber Monday bigger than Black Friday 

The most recent survey by the Elon University Poll also asked about spending plans for the holiday season, political talk around the Thanksgiving table and favorite Thanksgiving traditions. 

ELON POLL: One in three in N.C. impacted by opioid addiction crisis

The most recent survey by the Elon University Poll also asked about local resources to address the crisis, whether it’s a criminal or medical problem and whether the crisis is getting enough attention.

ELON POLL: N.C. voters say Russia investigation is ‘serious matter’ and will reveal more criminal activity

The most recent statewide survey also asked about media bias, the support of N.C. senators for President Trump, and the potential for a nuclear attack during the next year by the U.S. or North Korea.

ELON POLL: N.C. voters disapprove of Trump’s job performance, say president should work across the aisle

The most recent statewide survey also asked about NFL player protests, Congressional action on Obamacare and DACA, and whether Confederate monuments should be removed.

Elon University Poll

Currently supervised by assistant professor Jason Husser, the Elon University Poll immerses students in current events by holding frequent regional and statewide public opinion surveys on issues of importance to North Carolinians and other southern states.

Center for Public Affairs

Directed by professor Betty Morgan, the Center for Public Affairs works to develop research, training and other practical assistance for organizations and communities searching for solution to difficult problems.

National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement

Directed by assistant professor Carrie Eaves, the National Campaign for Political & Civic Engagement is a non-partisan group that fosters political awareness and civic engagement among students.