Two ‘Varietals’ of Green-Oriented Americans
While some Americans are both “climate engaged” and “everyday environmentalists,” each group has a distinctive profile.
Despite Oregon governor’s win, candidates of different sexual orientations could face resistance in a presidential run
While a growing number of LGBT politicians have been elected to public office and attitudes toward the LGBT community have become much more favorable over the past decade, survey data suggest that being gay or lesbian remains an obstacle for candidates running for president.
Behind Trump’s victory: Divisions by race, gender, education
Donald Trump’s win followed a campaign that revealed deep divisions that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections.
America’s political divisions in 5 charts
As Election Day unfolds, look through five charts that highlight how politically polarized the nation has become.
Social media causes some users to rethink their views on an issue
Exposure to a range of new ideas and viewpoints that many social media users encounter can occasionally cause people to change their minds about political issues or candidates.
A gender gap in views of Hillary Clinton, even among her supporters
Men and women who support Clinton differ in their views about the Democratic candidate and her candidacy to become the first female U.S. president.
It’s harder for Clinton supporters to respect Trump backers than vice versa
Nearly the opposite is true among Trump supporters, however: 56% say they have no trouble respecting someone who backs Clinton.
Clinton, Trump supporters deeply divided over use of fossil fuel energy sources
Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on whether to support or oppose expanding the production of a range of fossil fuel energy sources.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual voters remain a solidly Democratic bloc
LGB voters may make up a small share of the U.S. electorate, but they are a deeply Democratic bloc with overwhelmingly negative views of Donald Trump.
The Political Environment on Social Media
Some Americans enjoy the opportunities for political debate and engagement that social media facilitates, but many more express resignation, frustration over the tone and content of social platforms.