See the latest Pew Research Center data on U.S. political party affiliation, including trends in voting and elections.
In Election’s Wake, Partisans Assess the State of Their Parties
In the wake of the election, Republicans are feeling more optimistic about their party’s future. By contrast, Democrats’ optimism about the Democratic Party’s future has declined.
Republicans, Democrats find common ground on many provisions of health care law
Americans remain split in their opinions about the Affordable Care Act and its future. But while President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the overhaul, individual provisions are broadly popular, even across partisan lines.
Majority of U.S. adults think news media should not add interpretation to the facts
A majority of U.S. adults (59%) reject the idea of adding interpretation, saying that the news media should present the facts alone
America’s political divisions in 5 charts
As Election Day unfolds, look through five charts that highlight how politically polarized the nation has become.
Women drive increase in Democratic support for legal abortion
The share of Democrats saying abortion should be legal in all or most cases has risen since earlier this year, driven primarily by a rise in support among Democratic women.
How Republicans see the GOP on the eve of the 2016 election
Most Republicans say their party is divided headed into the presidential election, but more view the GOP favorably than did so as recently as six months ago.
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.
Conservative Republicans especially skeptical of climate scientists’ research and understanding
Amid wide partisan divides over climate issues, conservative Republicans are especially skeptical of climate scientists’ understanding and research.
Partisans disagree on news media’s best, worst traits
Americans are divided in what they consider the most positive and negative attribute of the news media, and much of that divide follows party lines.
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.