It’s not just 2020: U.S. presidential elections have long featured close state races
Here’s a look back at some of the closest races of elections past and an assessment of just how common such races are.
Latino voters’ interest in presidential race is mixed, and about half are ‘extremely motivated’ to vote
Latino voters are less likely than all U.S. voters to say they are extremely motivated to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
What the 2020 electorate looks like by party, race and ethnicity, age, education and religion
What does the 2020 electorate look like politically, demographically and religiously as the race enters its final days?
Amid National Reckoning, Americans Divided on Whether Increased Focus on Race Will Lead to Major Policy Change
More Black adults now say the country has work to do to address racial inequality; attitudes of White adults have changed little since 2019.
Voters’ Attitudes About Race and Gender Are Even More Divided Than in 2016
Across a range of political values – around race, gender and family, immigration and religion – there are stark contrasts between voters who support Donald Trump and those planning to vote for Joe Biden in November.
Activism on social media varies by race and ethnicity, age, political party
32% of U.S. social media users say they have used these sites in the past month to encourage others to take action on issues.
Views on why Black Americans face higher COVID-19 hospitalization rates vary by party, race and ethnicity
While the CDC has pointed to some possible factors that may be contributing to this pattern, the public is divided in its perceptions.
Before protests, black Americans said religious sermons should address race relations
Six-in-ten black adults say it is important for houses of worship to address “political topics such as immigration and race relations.”
10 things we know about race and policing in the U.S.
Black adults are about five times as likely as whites to say they’ve been unfairly stopped by police because of their race or ethnicity.
In Changing U.S. Electorate, Race and Education Remain Stark Dividing Lines
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
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