Pew Research Center’s political typology provides a roadmap to today’s fractured political landscape. It organizes the public into nine distinct groups, based on an analysis of their attitudes and values. Even in a polarized era, the 2021 survey reveals deep divisions in both partisan coalitions.
23% of U.S. adults say they use Twitter. The share of Americans who use the platform has remained consistent over the past several years.
71% of Republican voters say their vote for Congress is “against Biden.”
On average, Democrats and Republicans are farther apart ideologically today than at any time in the past 50 years.
Here is a roundup of Americans’ views of the court, perceptions of its ideology, the history of confirmations and justices’ backgrounds.
There is no public consensus on whether greater social acceptance of transgender people is good or bad for society.
Americans’ views of the economy remain negative; most say prices have gotten worse while job availability has improved.
Americans who hold less consistently liberal or conservative views tend to be less engaged in national politics.
A year later, here’s a look back at how Americans saw the events of Jan. 6 and how some partisan divisions grew wider over time.
Young people in the United States express far more skeptical views of America’s global standing than older adults.
When Republicans take stock of the national climate for political discourse, they see a much more hospitable environment for Democrats.