Clinton, Trump supporters worlds apart on views of climate change and its scientists
Differences between Clinton and Trump supporters mirror a deep divide between Democrats and Republicans in their views on climate change and climate scientists.
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.
From universities to churches, Republicans and Democrats differ in views of major institutions
Reflecting a time of growing partisan polarization, Republicans and Democrats hold very different views on the impact of many of the nation’s institutions.
5 facts about the Supreme Court
Amid the impasse over who should replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, data show the depths of Americans’ partisan and ideological divide over the high court.
Ahead of debates, many voters don’t know much about where Trump, Clinton stand on major issues
Only 48% of voters say they know “a lot” about where Clinton stands on the issues facing the nation, while even fewer (41%) say this about Trump.
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.
More say press is too easy on Trump than said so of Romney, McCain
Only a slim minority thinks the news media’s coverage of Trump and Clinton is too tough, a view the public also held in previous general elections.
Presidential approval a stronger indicator of voter choice than satisfaction with the country
When it comes to who people plan to vote for, presidential approval is a much stronger indicator than satisfaction with the state of the nation.
Educational divide in vote preferences on track to be wider than in recent elections
The contest for president between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is marked by an educational divide that is far wider than in past elections.