Sharp Divisions on Vote Counts, as Biden Gets High Marks for His Post-Election Conduct
A large majority of Americans say additional COVID-19 aid is needed – and want Congress to pass it as soon as possible.
5. Views of the state of the nation and the U.S. economy
2. Interest in election news increases, with most Americans feeling worn out by the volume of coverage
Few Trump or Biden supporters have close friends who back the opposing candidate
Most supporters of Donald Trump and Joe Biden report having a lot of friends who share their political preferences.
Most voters are ‘fearful’ and ‘angry’ about the state of the U.S., but a majority now are ‘hopeful,’ too
A 56% majority of voters now say they feel hopeful about the state of the United States, up from 47% in June.
What Biden and Trump supporters tell us in their own words about America’s political divisions
Many we surveyed offered thoughtful, respectful – if passionate – affirmations of their own political values.
How America Changed During Donald Trump's Presidency
Donald Trump's four-year tenure in the White House revealed extraordinary fissures in American society but left little doubt that he is a figure unlike any other in the nation’s history.
2. Perceptions of Trump and Biden
Americans’ expectations about voting in 2020 presidential election are colored by partisan differences
Democrats are more concerned than Republicans about the ease of voting and the broader integrity of the 2020 presidential election.
Americans Plan To Follow Election Returns Closely; Biden Supporters More Confident Their News Sources Will Make Right Call
Biden supporters are more likely than Trump supporters to be confident their news sources will make the right call in announcing a winner. And partisans remain worlds apart on how well the U.S. has controlled the coronavirus outbreak.
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