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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.

Voters weigh in on Charlotte mayoral race, state of race relations, job approval for Trump, Cooper

This survey of Mecklenburg County voters by the Elon University Poll was conducted in partnership with the Charlotte Observer and WBTV Television and covered a broad range of topics relating to North Carolina’s largest city.

Della Volpe to deliver Core Forum address on Millennials and civic engagement

John Della Volpe is the director of polling at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics and is founder and CEO of SocialSphere, a big data and social media analytics company. 

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.