Party Identification

Year Ind Rep Dem
1992 36 28 33
1993 34 27 34
1994 34 30 32
1995 33 31 30
1996 33 29 33
1997 32 28 33
1998 31 28 34
1999 34 27 33
2000 29 28 33
2001 29 29 34
2002 30 30 31
2003 31 30 31
2004 30 29 33
2005 31 29 33
2006 30 28 33
2007 34 25 33
2008 31 25 35
2009 35 24 34
2010 36 25 33
2011 37 24 32
2012 37 25 32
2013 38 24 32
2014 39 23 32

The number of political independents has continued to grow, as both parties have lost ground among the public. Independents now outnumber either Democrats or Republicans, with 39% of Americans choosing that label. Read more