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MethodsNovember 15, 2016

Video: Why 2016 election polls missed their mark

The results of the 2016 presidential election came as a surprise to nearly everyone who had been following the national and state election polling

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HispanicNovember 3, 2016

Estimated unauthorized immigrant population, by state, 2014

California has by far the largest number of unauthorized immigrants, about 2.3 million in 2014.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 21, 2016

In Their Own Words: Why Voters Support – and Have Concerns About – Clinton and Trump

MethodsAugust 1, 2016

The Twilight of Landline Interviewing

By Courtney Kennedy, Kyley McGeeney and Scott Keeter Now that over 90% of U.S. adults have cellphones,1 survey researchers are considering whether it is necessary to continue dialing landline numbers in random-digit-dial (RDD) telephone polls. A new Pew Research Center study finds that, for polls already conducting a substantial share of interviews with cellphones, the answer […]

MethodsAugust 1, 2016

Moving Without Changing Your Cellphone Number: A Predicament for Pollsters

By Meredith Dost and Kyley McGeeney Each year about 36 million Americans move residences, according to the Census Bureau. And they quite often take their cellphone numbers with them. Others have not moved but bought their cellphone in a different state. The net result, according to new Pew Research Center estimates, is that 10% of […]

U.S. PoliticsJuly 18, 2016

For GOP Voters, a Winding Path to a Trump Nomination

Over the course of the GOP primaries, a majority of Republican voters changed their minds about who they preferred for president at least once.

GlobalJune 7, 2016

Euroskepticism Beyond Brexit

There is significant opposition in key European countries to an ever closer EU.

Pew Research CenterMarch 25, 2016

Pew Research Center at PAA

Pew Research Center Experts at #PAA2016: Follow our Experts Pew Research Center will be at this year’s Population Association of America Annual Meeting in Washington. Visit us at booth 505 to meet our experts and to learn more about our work. See below for a list of our experts who will be at the booth, […]

Pew Research CenterJanuary 29, 2016

Methodology

The analysis in this blog post on smartphone use is based on a Pew Research Center survey conducted June 10, 2015 through July 12, 2015 among a national sample of 2,001 adults, 18 years of age or older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 14, 2016

Most visited Wikipedia articles by language in 2015

A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.