Self-identified liberals make up a larger share of the Democratic Party than they once did. Democrats are united in their opposition to Donald Trump.
Republicans express intensely negative views of “socialism” and very positive views of “capitalism.” Majorities of Democrats view both terms positively.
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
Republicans and Democrats set higher standards for politicians in the other party than in their own when it comes to respect and compromise.
Over half of women and men who were eligible to vote cast ballots in 2018. Compared with 2014, turnout increased by double digits among both genders.