August 18, 2008

Jobs: Partisan Problem

20 points

Democrats are more likely (by 20 points) to say jobs are difficult to find.

Views of the job situation continue to differ along partisan lines with 69% of Democrats and 65% of independents — but only 49% of Republicans — saying jobs are hard to find in their area. This gap has persisted even as the impression that jobs are scarce has risen across party lines. Overall, 61% of Americans now say jobs are difficult to find in their area compared with 48% who said so in November 2007. Read More