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.
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.
In every U.S. presidential election dating back to 1984, women reported having turned out to vote at slightly higher rates than men.
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.
The term Latinx has emerged in recent years as a gender-neutral alternative to the pan-ethnic terms Latino, Latina and Hispanic. However, awareness of Latinx is relatively low among the population it is meant to describe.
Neither party nets an overall advantage from the 9% of voters who have switched since 2018.
As the nation’s economy contracted at a record rate in recent months, the group’s unemployment rate rose sharply, particularly among Hispanic women, and remains higher among Hispanic workers than U.S. workers overall.
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.