Elon Poll http://wunc.org en Politics and Polling with Ken Rudin http://wunc.org/post/politics-and-polling-ken-rudin <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Former Baptist minister Mark Walker defeated Phil Berger Jr. in a runoff election for the 6<sup>th</sup> district Republican primary this week.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:56:43 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 39218 at http://wunc.org Politics and Polling with Ken Rudin North Carolina Holiday Shoppers Are Careful With Dollars http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-holiday-shoppers-are-careful-dollars <p></p><p></p><p>Many holiday shoppers are already at the malls on this busiest retail shopping day of the year.&nbsp; But a new poll says most North Carolinians are keeping a tight purse this season.</p><p>Retailers have been working especially hard to get shoppers in stores on this Black Friday.</p><p>Kenneth Fernandez is director of the <a href="http://www.elon.edu/e-web/elonpoll/default.xhtml">Elon University Poll.</a>&nbsp; He says there are several reasons why one-third of North Carolinians plan to spend less money on gifts this year.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:28:21 +0000 Leoneda Inge 26541 at http://wunc.org North Carolina Holiday Shoppers Are Careful With Dollars