Black Democrats have consistently seen themselves as moderate. They are also highly religious and more likely to say racism is a very big problem.
Americans say they don’t consider Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren to be particularly religious.
People are widely dissatisfied with democracy in their country and believe that elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
Majorities say the democratic principles tested on our survey are at least somewhat important. But often, underwhelming percentages describe democratic rights and institutions as very important.
Since 2000, the size of the immigrant electorate has nearly doubled. More than 23 million U.S. immigrants will be eligible to vote in the 2020 presidential election.
Today, 69% of Republicans say that on the issues that matter to them, their side has been winning more often than losing.
Nearly three out of four U.S. adults say that, in general, it’s important for journalists to function as watchdogs over elected officials.
66% of Americans feel worn out by the amount of news there is these days – a feeling that has persisted for several years now.
Across six Asia-Pacific nations, a median of 64% have favorable views of the U.S. Many among Asian publics name the U.S. as their top ally.
Racial categories, which have been on every U.S. census, have changed from decade to decade, reflecting the politics and science of the times.