Don't expect a spike in holiday gift spending, according to the latest Elon University Poll.

The poll, taken by phone Nov. 15-18, indicated holiday spending this season will be the same or lower than it was last season.

Nearly 34 percent of respondents to the poll planned to spend less this year than they did last year. Around 20 percent said they plan to spend more, while close to 46 percent said they would spend the same.

The poll also found that "getting presents" was a low priority on the list of things people are thankful for.

Family scored the top spot, coming in at 47 percent.

Also, those polled chose shopping on Cyber Monday to Black Friday by a margin of 33 to 26 percent.

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