Media & News Feb. 4, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Campaign – a News Event That’s Hard to Miss

About nine-in-ten Americans learn about the election in a given week. But they are divided on what type of news source – from television to digital to radio to print – they find most helpful.

Feb. 3, 2016

2016 electorate will be the most diverse in U.S. history

Nearly one-in-three eligible voters on Election Day (31%) will be Hispanic, black, Asian or another racial or ethnic minority.

Fact Tank Jan. 27, 2016

The demographic trends shaping American politics in 2016 and beyond

In an era of head-snapping racial, social, cultural, economic, religious, gender, generational and technological change, Americans have been sorting themselves into think-alike communities that reflect not only their politics but their demographics.

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Hispanic Jan. 19, 2016

Mapping the Latino Electorate by Congressional District

A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by congressional district.

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Hispanic Jan. 19, 2016

Mapping the Latino Electorate by State

A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by state.

Hispanic Jan. 19, 2016

Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Hispanic millennials will account for 44% of the Hispanic electorate. The coming of age of youth and naturalizations will drive the number of Latino eligible voters to a record 27.3 million this year.

Pew Research Center Jan. 7, 2016

Can Likely Voter Models Be Improved?

High-profile polling failures in recent elections have drawn attention to the challenges in using surveys to predict outcomes. Our study examines various methods of determining who is a likely voter.

Dec. 11, 2015

Twins, triplets and more: More U.S. births are multiples than ever before

The share of multiples born in the U.S. is at an all-time high. In 2014, 3.5% of all babies born were twins, triplets or higher-order multiples, new data show.

Fact Tank Dec. 10, 2015

Supreme Court could reshape voting districts, with big impact on Hispanics

How the Supreme Court decides a redistricting case from Texas could affect Hispanic voting strength and House representation from coast to coast.

Fact Tank Dec. 10, 2015

Cuban immigration to U.S. surges as relations warm

The number of Cubans seeking to enter the U.S. has spiked dramatically since President Obama announced in December a renewal of ties with the island nation.