A new analysis of 2020 validated voters examines change and continuity in the electorate, both of which contributed to Joe Biden’s victory. It looks at how new voters and voters who turned out in either 2016, 2018 or both voted in the 2020 presidential election, and offers a detailed portrait of the demographic composition of the 2020 electorate.
At least 76 of the voting members of the 117th Congress are foreign born or have at least one parent born in another country.
Most U.S. citizens report a campaign contacted them in 2020, but Latinos and Asians less likely to say so
White eligible voters were somewhat more likely to say they were contacted than Black, Hispanic or English-speaking Asian eligible voters.
The number of Black registered voters in Georgia increased the most among all major racial and ethnic groups between 2016 and 2020.
Georgia’s changing electoral makeup has been the focus of renewed attention in the 2020 election cycle.
Data tables from interviews we conducted with verified voters after the 2016 and 2018 elections may help answer some election 2020 questions.
Latino voters’ interest in presidential race is mixed, and about half are ‘extremely motivated’ to vote
Latino voters are less likely than all U.S. voters to say they are extremely motivated to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
What does the 2020 electorate look like politically, demographically and religiously as the race enters its final days?
More than one-third of Black eligible voters in the U.S. live in nine of the nation’s most competitive states.
The number of Hispanic registered voters in Florida grew by 364,000 between 2012 and 2016 and by 305,000 between 2008 and 2012.