U.S. PoliticsNovember 21, 2016

Low Marks for Major Players in 2016 Election – Including the Winner

For most voters, the 2016 presidential campaign was one to forget.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 10, 2016

A Divided and Pessimistic Electorate

Beyond their disagreements over specific policy issues, voters who supported President-elect Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton also differed over the seriousness of a wide array of problems facing the nation, from immigration and crime to inequality and racism.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 27, 2016

As Election Nears, Voters Divided Over Democracy and ‘Respect’

As the presidential campaign enters its final days, opinions about American democracy and the candidates’ respect for democratic institutions – as well their respect for women, minorities and other groups in society– have emerged as political flashpoints.

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U.S. PoliticsOctober 19, 2016

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.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 18, 2016

Most Trump, Clinton Backers Say Spouses Share Their Vote Preferences

Media & NewsOctober 17, 2016

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.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 14, 2016

In Presidential Contest, Voters Say ‘Basic Facts,’ Not Just Policies, Are in Dispute

In 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.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 21, 2016

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

Voters who support Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer a variety of reasons why they do so, ranging from the candidates’ issue positions to their personal backgrounds.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 21, 2016

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

U.S. PoliticsAugust 26, 2016

Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign

For the past several years, large majorities of both Democrats and Republicans have favored making private gun sales and sales at gun shows subject to background checks.