Republicans are about four times as likely as Democrats to say voter fraud has been a major issue with mail-in ballots.
As the U.S. enters a heated 2020 presidential election year, Republicans and Democrats place their trust in two nearly inverse news media environments.
Nearly as many U.S. adults prefer to get local news online as through a TV set. And while Americans prize community connection from their local news providers, they are largely unaware of the financial challenges they face.
The politically aware, digitally savvy and those more trusting of the news media fare better in differentiating factual statements from opinions.