Few United States adults – just 5% – say God chose Donald Trump to be president because God approves of his policies.
White evangelicals largely see Trump as fighting for their beliefs and advancing their interests, and they feel their side generally has been winning recently on political matters important to them.
There are notable differences between white and black Democrats in news consumption habits and assessments of recent political events and figures in the news.
There are differences among Democrats in perceptions of the front-runners’ political views by race and ethnicity, age, education and ideology.
In 2018, 59% of U.S. adults said there were too few women in high political offices, including 69% of women and 48% of men who said this.
California has more immigrant eligible voters (5.5 million) than any other state, followed by New York, Florida, Texas and New Jersey.
Christians are more likely than religiously unaffiliated Americans to see the Supreme Court favorably (69% vs. 51%).
Black Democrats have consistently seen themselves as moderate. They are also highly religious and more likely to say racism is a very big problem.
Americans say they don’t consider Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren to be particularly religious.
Since 2000, the size of the immigrant electorate has nearly doubled. More than 23 million U.S. immigrants will be eligible to vote in the 2020 presidential election.