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