If a battleground state poll does not adjust for having too many college graduates, it is at risk of overstating support for a Democratic presidential candidate. The Current Population Survey provides high-quality data that can mitigate overrepresentation of college graduates.
75% of Americans say it’s likely that Russia or other governments will try to influence 2020 election
Americans are now more likely to expect foreign election interference than they were in October 2018, when 67% expected it.
Some 6.2 million U.S. adults – or 2.4% of the country’s adult population – report being two or more races.
With less than three months until Election Day, Joe Biden has an advantage over Donald Trump among registered voters. But support for Trump is much stronger.
A majority of voters said it is very or somewhat important to them to get messages from the presidential campaigns about important issues.
U.S. adults in this group are less likely to get the facts right about COVID-19 and politics and more likely to hear some unproven claims.
65% of Americans say the option to vote early or absentee should be available to any voter without requiring a documented reason.
Trump’s approval rating has dropped among a range of religious groups, including white evangelicals – though they remain strongly supportive.
With less than five months until the 2020 elections, Americans are deeply unhappy with the state of the nation.
The share of Americans voting by mail has risen in recent presidential election cycles, but there is variation from one state to another.