The share of Americans who say having political conversations with those they disagree with is “stressful and frustrating” has increased.
Republicans and Democrats differ substantially over several sources of meaning in life, including faith, freedom, health and hobbies.
Pew Research Center’s political typology sorts Americans into cohesive, like-minded groups based on their values, beliefs, and views about politics and the political system. Use this tool to compare the groups on some key topics and their demographics.
Pew Research Center’s political typology provides a roadmap to today’s fractured political landscape. It organizes the public into nine distinct groups, based on an analysis of their attitudes and values. Even in a polarized era, the 2021 survey reveals deep divisions in both partisan coalitions.
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About a third of Republicans (32%) say they would not like Donald Trump to remain a national political figure for many years to come.
The 2020 election featured dramatic increases in lawmaker posts and audience engagement, but less overlap in the sources shared by members of each party.
There is a wide partisan split on the fairness of the House committee’s probe.
Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households.
A narrow majority of Americans continue to say labor unions have a positive effect on the way things are going in the United States.