A new analysis of 2020 validated voters examines change and continuity in the electorate, both of which contributed to Joe Biden’s victory. It looks at how new voters and voters who turned out in either 2016, 2018 or both voted in the 2020 presidential election, and offers a detailed portrait of the demographic composition of the 2020 electorate.
Apart from its political makeup, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
Kamala Harris embodies trends that have been unfolding over recent decades. As a result, many Americans can see themselves in her story.
More Americans also say evangelical Christians, business corporations and the military will lose than gain influence in Washington.
Women make up just over a quarter of all members of the 117th Congress – the highest percentage in U.S. history.
At least 20 nations preceded the U.S. in granting women the right to vote, according to an analysis of measures in 198 countries and territories.
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.
In every U.S. presidential election dating back to 1984, women reported having turned out to vote at slightly higher rates than men.
A majority of Americans say the country still hasn’t gone far enough in giving women equal rights with men.
54% of U.S. adults have expressed their opinion about gender or gender equality in conversations with family and friends.