Just 18% of U.S. adults say the government is doing a good job dealing with the large number of migrants at the border. Eight-in-ten say it is doing a bad job, including 45% who say it’s doing a very bad job.
Across 27 countries surveyed, people generally see social media as more of a good thing than a bad thing for democracy.
74% of Americans view the war between Russia and Ukraine as important to U.S. national interests – with 43% describing it as very important.
Just 18% of U.S. adults say the government is doing a good job dealing with the large number of migrants at the border. Eight-in-ten say it is doing a bad job, including 45% who say it's doing a very bad job.
The share of adults who say their side is losing more often than winning is up 15 percentage points since early 2020.
47% of Americans favor banning groups from collecting completed ballots to return to official voting centers, while 50% oppose this. The public is also divided over removing people from voter registration lists if they have not voted recently or confirmed their registration, with slightly more opposing this (55%) than supporting it (44%).
Americans overwhelmingly see small businesses as having a positive effect on the way things are going in the country. By contrast, their views of large corporations are broadly negative. And most people – including identical shares in both parties – are critical of the impact of banks and financial institutions.
Seven-in-ten Americans say elected officials should avoid heated or aggressive language because it could encourage some people to take violent action.
28% of Americans rate economic conditions as excellent or good, a 9 percentage point increase from last April. And the share who say economic conditions will be worse a year from now has fallen during this timespan, from 46% to 33%.
67% of people in Taiwan see themselves as primarily Taiwanese, compared with 3% who think of themselves as primarily Chinese.
An estimated 36.2 million Hispanics are eligible to vote this year, up from 32.3 million in 2020.