Most U.S. adults say President Joe Biden (65%) and Republican leaders in Congress (61%) will be unsuccessful getting their agendas enacted in the next two years; only about a third say the president and GOP leaders will be successful. Republicans are less confident than Democrats in midterm vote counts – but more confident than they were after the 2020 election.
Most in advanced economies say voting, taking steps to reduce climate change and getting a COVID-19 vaccine are ways to be a good member of society; fewer say this about attending religious services.
Latino Republicans hold distinct views on guns and immigration, highlighting their shaky ties to GOP
U.S. Hispanics’ policy views do not always align with those of non-Latinos in the same party, recent surveys have found.
More Americans say it’s very important to vote in elections to be a good member of society than say the same about any other activity in the survey.
Turnout in U.S. has soared in recent elections but by some measures still trails that of many other countries
When comparing turnout among the voting-age population in recent national elections in 50 countries, the U.S. ranks 31st.
There has been a sharp decline in the share of Republican voters who are “very confident” that votes cast at polling places will be counted accurately.
The number of Black eligible voters in the U.S. has grown modestly in recent years and is projected to reach 32.7 million in November 2022.
Latinos are the fastest-growing racial and ethnic group in the U.S. electorate since the last midterm elections.
The number of Asian American eligible voters has grown by 9%, or just about a million eligible voters, in the past four years.
Abortion has risen as an election issue for Latinos, with a majority saying it should be legal in all or most cases. Meanwhile, 80% say the economy is a very important issue when deciding who to vote for in the upcoming congressional midterm elections, a greater share than any other issue.