Most Americans Say State Governments Have Lifted COVID-19 Restrictions Too Quickly
Six-in-ten say the primary reason the number of confirmed coronavirus cases is increasing is that there are more new infections; 39% say cases are rising mainly because more people are being tested than in previous months.
Republicans, Democrats differ over factors K-12 schools should consider in deciding whether to reopen
The public sees health risks to students and teachers as the top factor to be given a lot of consideration as schools decide whether to reopen.
Key things to know about election polling in the United States
The real environment in which polls are conducted bears little resemblance to the idealized settings presented in textbooks.
Voters Rarely Switch Parties, but Recent Shifts Further Educational, Racial Divergence
Neither party nets an overall advantage from the 9% of voters who have switched since 2018.
A growing share of voters say it’s important to them to hear from the Trump and Biden campaigns
A majority of voters said it is very or somewhat important to them to get messages from the presidential campaigns about important issues.
Republicans see China more negatively than Democrats, even as criticism rises in both parties
Republicans have long held more unfavorable views of China than Democrats, but such views have climbed among both parties over the past year.
Republicans remain far less likely than Democrats to view COVID-19 as a major threat to public health
Republicans and Democrats remain far apart in their views of the threat to public health posed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Most Americans say social media companies have too much power, influence in politics
Roughly half of Americans think social media companies should be regulated more than they are now, our survey found.
Before COVID-19, many Latinos worried about their place in America and had experienced discrimination
About half of U.S. Hispanics said in our December 2019 survey that they had serious concerns about their place in the country.
As COVID-19 cases increase, most Americans support ‘no excuse’ absentee voting
65% of Americans say the option to vote early or absentee should be available to any voter without requiring a documented reason.
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