2020 election reveals two broad voting coalitions fundamentally at odds
If one takeaway from the election is historic voter participation, another may be the political polarization that has come to define the U.S.
Amid pandemic, the long decline of in-person voting on Election Day is likely to accelerate this year
Votes cast on Election Day have grown steadily less significant over the past several election cycles as a share of total votes cast.
In past elections, U.S. trailed most developed countries in voter turnout
Comparing U.S. voter turnout to other countries' depends very much on which country you’re looking at and which measuring stick you use.
Two-thirds of U.S. adults say they’ve seen their own news sources report facts meant to favor one side
59% of Americans say made-up information that is intended to mislead causes a “great deal” of confusion about the 2020 presidential election.
From voter registration to mail-in ballots, how do countries around the world run their elections?
Ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, here’s a look at how elections are run in the United States and other countries around the world.
A voter data resource: Detailed demographic tables about verified voters in 2016, 2018
Data tables from interviews we conducted with verified voters after the 2016 and 2018 elections may help answer some election 2020 questions.
Key findings about Americans’ views on COVID-19 contact tracing
As the U.S. battles COVID-19, effective contact tracing has proven to be a major challenge for those trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The Challenges of Contact Tracing as U.S. Battles COVID-19
Majorities of adults say they would be open to participating in some parts of the process of identifying and isolating coronavirus victims, but others are reluctant to engage fully with public health authorities.
Nearly 2,800 newspaper companies received paycheck protection loans, and most were under $150K
Though this figure is a sliver of all PPP loans lent out to small businesses as of August, it represents a large segment of U.S. newspaper companies.
Both Republicans and Democrats cite masks as a negative effect of COVID-19, but for very different reasons
When asked to describe how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected them negatively, Democrats and Republicans are divided on the subject of masks.
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