Oversampling is used to study small groups, not bias poll results
As oversampling and its possible effect on presidential polls are spotlighted ahead of Election Day, learn more about this practice and how pollsters adjust for it.
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.
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.
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.
Most Americans say children are better off with a parent at home
Though both parents work full time in 46% of two-parent U.S. households, most Americans say children with two parents are better off when one stays home.
Voters have little confidence Clinton or Trump would help workers get skills they need to compete
American voters express relatively little confidence in either major party presidential candidate when it comes to their ability to help American workers prepare to compete in today’s economy.
Federal officials may revamp how Americans identify race, ethnicity on census and other forms
Federal officials are proposing new changes to census questions on racial and Hispanic identity.
A political profile of disabled Americans
Overall, Americans with disabilities are engaged with the upcoming election, but they are less likely to turn out to vote as they face a number of obstacles to voting.
Measuring illegal immigration: How Pew Research Center counts unauthorized immigrants in the U.S.
Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer, on the research techniques used to derive the unauthorized immigrant population estimate in the U.S. and the challenges involved.
Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009
The estimated total – 11.1 million in 2014 – has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.