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Elon Poll finds slim majority in N.C. support ending ABC monopoly on liquor sales

The poll, conducted in collaboration with the N.C. General Assembly Program Evaluation Division, also found that about half the state agrees with keeping ABC stores closed on Sunday. 

Husser offers insights into government shutdown

Jason Husser, associate professor of political science and director of the Elon University Poll, was invited by WFMY News, the local CBS affiliate, to offer commentary on the shutdown and its impact on the 2020 presidential election. 

Husser appears on Special Report with Bret Baier

Husser offered his insights in the controversy surrounding the 9th District Congressional race in North Carolina for the nightly national FOX News program. 

Elon Poll examining climate change opinions after Hurricane Florence generates widespread media coverage

The poll results released Oct. 11 examined how N.C. voters prepared for Hurricane Florence and how their thoughts about climate change have shifted over time. 

Husser offers look ahead at Nov. 6 election on episode of NC SPIN 

Jason Husser, associate professor of political science and director of the Elon University Poll, joined other political scientists from around the state on the Oct. 26 episode of the weekly public affairs program on WUNC. 

Husser offers insights for Washington Post article on climate change

Husser discussed the results of the most recent Elon Poll that asked about changes in opinions about climate change in the wake of several hurricanes and storms that devastated North Carolina.  

Elon Poll: After Hurricane Florence, North Carolinians believe climate change impacting coast, support environmental policy changes

The Elon University Poll also explored how North Carolinians were impacted by Hurricane Florence, how they might confront the next hurricane that hits the state and how they believe leaders responded to the storm, among other topics.

Elon Poll: N.C. voters know little about proposed constitutional amendments 

A new Elon University Poll found that support for two constitutional amendments to appear on the ballot this fall shifted when voters received additional explanation of what the amendments entail.

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.