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ELON POLL: Half of N.C. voters approve of job Cooper doing as governor, support legalizing medical marijuana

The spring Elon University Poll also delved into issues including firearms on private property, the legal smoking age, climate change, HB2 and craft beer distribution.

ELON POLL: N.C. voters oppose war with North Korea, split on further military action in Syria

N.C. voters also weighed in on whether the U.S. should accept refugees from Syria and the benefits of global economic engagement.

Elon Poll finds voters frown on Trump's tweets, split on his media claims

The Elon University Poll surveyed more than 500 N.C. voters about whether they viewed the president's use of Twitter as appropriate, and his claim that the media is the "enemy of the American people."

ELON POLL: Trump support declines in North Carolina at the end of the first 100 days

The survey conducted April 18-21, 2017, also found that N.C. voters oppose Trump tweets and border wall with Mexico. 

The Conversation: What will pollsters do after 2016?

Elon's Jason Husser, director of the Elon University Poll and assistant professor of political science, writes about how to the polling industry can improve its accuracy going forward. 

Media turns to Elon political science professor to sort through election results, polling impact

Jason Husser, assistant professor of political science, is the director of the Elon University Poll. 

In close contests, final Elon Poll foreshadowed Election Day results

The Elon University Poll conducted three surveys this fall, with the final one coming a little more than a week before Election Day.

The Conversation: Voters in Texas, North Carolina, Ohio and Florida are changing the swing state map

Jason Husser, director of the Elon University Poll and assistant professor of political science at Elon, offers pre-election insights into the battleground state of North Carolina as part of this piece for The Conversation.

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.