U.S. PoliticsNovember 30, 2018

Members of both parties find meaning in family but differ when it comes to faith

Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 29, 2018

In midterm voting decisions, policies took a back seat to partisanship

Partisan loyalty and dislike of the opposing party and its candidates were major factors for voters’ choices in this month’s midterms.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 15, 2018

Public Expects Gridlock, Deeper Divisions With Changed Political Landscape

The public is generally positive about the outcome of last week’s midterm elections. Yet most Americans think that neither Democratic congressional leaders nor Donald Trump will be successful in getting their policies passed into law during the next two years.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 14, 2018

America’s polarized views of Trump follow years of growing political partisanship

From the start of Trump’s presidency, Americans have been divided along partisan lines in their views of him. Our video aims to place views of him in context.

ReligionNovember 7, 2018

How religious groups voted in the midterm elections

White evangelical or born-again Christians backed GOP candidates for the House at about the same rate in 2014. Religious “nones” and Jewish voters again largely backed Democratic candidates.

ReligionNovember 6, 2018

Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

Many more U.S. Muslims identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party than the GOP (66% vs. 13%), but the share who are Republican has held steady over the last 10 years, including after the election of President Donald Trump.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 1, 2018

A look at voters’ views ahead of the 2018 midterms

With this year’s midterm elections just a week away, here are some key findings from Pew Research Center surveys over the past several months about some of the dynamics and issues shaping the battle for Congress.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 31, 2018

Conservative Republicans are least supportive of making it easy for everyone to vote

Two-thirds of Americans (67%) say everything possible should be done to make it easy for every citizen to vote, but Republicans – especially conservative Republicans – are less likely to hold this view, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 22, 2018

More in U.S. see drug addiction, college affordability and sexism as ‘very big’ national problems

In the nearly two years since the 2016 presidential election, Americans’ views of the seriousness of several national problems have changed, with concerns about drug addiction, college affordability, sexism and racism on the rise.

ReligionOctober 17, 2018

Nearly six-in-ten Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases

Today, 58% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 37% think abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.