short read | Jun 1, 2007

Campaign Watchers on the Net

That's the percentage of U.S. adults who used the internet during the 2006 midterm election campaigns to get political news and information and to discuss the races through email. And the number of Americans using the internet as their main source of political material doubled since the last mid-term election, rivaling the number from the 2004 presidential election year.

report | Feb 6, 2007

Election Newshounds Speak Up

Americans flocked in record numbers to their favorite media sources for political news last fall. In this report, fans of newspaper, TV and online news sites tell how and why they differ.

short read | Jan 23, 2007

The New Online Political Elite

That's the portion of campaign internet users -- adults who used the internet during the 2006 midterm election campaigns to get political news and information and discuss the races through email -- who also used the internet to create and share political content. These creators are particularly active in every type of online political activity.

report | Jan 17, 2007

Election 2006 Online

Twice as many Americans used the internet as their primary source of news about the 2006 campaign compared with the most recent mid-term election in 2002.

report | Dec 20, 2006

Robo-calls in the 2006 campaign

64% of registered voters received recorded telephone messages in the final stages of the 2006 mid-term election.

transcript | Dec 5, 2006

Understanding Religion’s Role in the 2006 Election

Key West, Florida Some of the nation’s leading journalists and distinguished scholars gathered in Key West, Fla., in December 2006 for the Pew Forum’s biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life. To help journalists better understand the role religion played in the 2006 midterm election, Pew Forum Senior Fellow John Green and […]

report | Dec 1, 2006

Religion and the 2006 Elections

Exit polls show that the religious divide that has come to characterize American politics persisted in the 2006 election; white evangelicals and those who attend church frequently continued to support Republicans by large margins, while secular voters and infrequent churchgoers were similarly lopsided in their support of Democrats. But a survey by the Pew Research […]

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