The Parties on the Eve of the 2016 Election: Two Coalitions, Moving Further Apart
Ahead of the presidential election, the demographic profiles of the Republican and Democratic parties are strikingly different.
Political Party Quiz
Answer these 11 questions that were part of a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center to find out where you fit on the partisan political spectrum. And see how you compare with other Americans by age, race, religion and gender.
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Many Americans unaware of their states’ voter ID laws
With less than a month to go before Election Day, not all American voters are aware of their states’ voter ID requirements.
6 charts that show where Clinton and Trump supporters differ
Clinton and Trump supporters not only differ on plans, policies and “basic facts,” but also on nation’s progress and its ability to solve problems.
Video: How Republican and Democratic voters have changed since 1992
The two parties look less alike today than at any point over the last quarter-century.
Most Trump, Clinton Backers Say Spouses Share Their Vote Preferences
Trump, Clinton Supporters Differ on How Media Should Cover Controversial Statements
As the news media cover the turbulent 2016 presidential election, there’s been considerable debate around how much emphasis they should put on inaccurate or potentially offensive statements made by candidates.
Putting post-debate ‘flash polls’ into perspective
In the aftermath of presidential debates, there is intense interest in gauging “who won.” How can we know the answer to that question?
Key facts about the Latino vote in 2016
According to our projections, a record 27.3 million Latinos are eligible to cast ballots in 2016, representing 12% of all eligible voters. Here are key facts about the Latino vote.
In Presidential Contest, Voters Say ‘Basic Facts,’ Not Just Policies, Are in Dispute
n the contentious weeks leading up to Election Day, voters are deeply divided over the candidates, major issues and the nation’s past and future course. And, in a new survey, most voters say these differences even extend to disputes over basic facts.
Democrats Maintain Edge as Party ‘More Concerned’ for Latinos, but Views Similar to 2012
75% of Latinos have discussed Trump’s comments about Hispanics in the past year.
Why Pew Research Center Changed Its Strategy This Election
Pew Research Center has shifted its approach for the 2016 election cycle, focusing on fewer, larger political surveys, new work with our American Trends Panel and a continued emphasis on larger themes related to political polarization, partisan antipathy, distrust and compromise.