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Voters Rarely Switch Parties, but Recent Shifts Further Educational, Racial Divergence


This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals:

Principal Researchers

Bradley Jones, Research Associate Jocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political Research Carroll Doherty, Director, Political Research

Research team

Andrew Daniller, Research Associate Hannah Hartig, Research Associate Amina Dunn, Research Analyst Hannah Gilberstadt, Research Assistant Ted Van Green, Research Assistant Vianney Gomez, Research Assistant

Communications and editorial

Nida Asheer, Communications Manager Calvin Jordan, Communications Associate David Kent, Senior Copy Editor

Graphic design and web publishing

Alissa Scheller, Information Graphics Designer Sara Atske, Associate Digital Producer


Andrew Mercer, Senior Research Methodologist Arnold Lau, Research Analyst

We also would like to thank Scott Keeter and Claudia Deane for their valuable feedback on this project.

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