report | Apr 30, 2015

A Different Look at Generations and Partisanship

Survey Report Over the past decade, there has been a pronounced age gap in American politics. Younger Americans have been the Democratic Party’s strongest supporters in both vote preferences  and partisanship, while older Americans have been the most reliably Republican. The Pew Research Center’s report earlier this month on partisan identification found that 51% of […]

short read | Nov 12, 2013

What happens when Jews intermarry?

Does intermarriage lead to assimilation and weaken the Jewish community? Or does it strengthen and diversify the Jewish community?

short read | Nov 11, 2011

Views on Social Issues by Generation

Nearly six-in-ten (59%) members of the Millennials group (ages 18 to 30) support allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally; just 33% of the over-65 Silent generation share this view.

short read | Nov 3, 2011

Anger with Government Rises Among Silents, Boomers

Three-in-ten members of the over-65 Silent generation describe themselves as angry with the federal government. About a quarter (26%) of Baby Boomers also say they are angry at Washington.

short read | Nov 3, 2011

Generational Differences in Views of Obama

The over-65 Silent generation is more likely than younger age cohorts to say that President Obama makes them angry. Four-in-ten Silents share this sentiment compared to 19% of Millennials.

short read | Nov 2, 2011

Generations and the 2012 Election

Millennial voters favor President Obama by a 61% to 37% margin, while those over 65 –the Silent generation voters -- favor Mitt Romney by a 54% to 41% margin, creating a generation gap of 20 points.

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