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.
An estimated 36.2 million Hispanics are eligible to vote this year, up from 32.3 million in 2020.
The number of Black eligible voters in the United States is projected to reach 34.4 million in November 2024 after several years of modest growth.
Asian Americans have been the fastest-growing group of eligible voters in the United States over roughly the past two decades and since 2020.
About one-in-four Black households and one-in-seven Hispanic households had no wealth or were in debt in 2021, compared with about one-in-ten U.S. households overall.
97% of Asian Americans registered to vote say a candidate’s policy positions are more important than their race or ethnicity when deciding whom to vote for.
68% of U.S. adults who voted in the 2020 presidential election turned out to vote in the 2022 midterms. Former President Donald Trump’s voters turned out at a higher rate in 2022 (71%) than did President Joe Biden’s voters (67%).
Today, 51% of U.S. adults say they support the Black Lives Matter movement – down from 67% in June 2020. A majority of Americans say the increased focus on race and racial inequality in the past three years hasn't led to improvement for Black Americans.
More Americans Disapprove Than Approve of Colleges Considering Race, Ethnicity in Admissions Decisions
Half of U.S. adults say they disapprove of selective colleges and universities taking prospective students’ racial and ethnic backgrounds into account when making admissions decisions. 33% approve of colleges considering race and ethnicity to increase diversity at the schools, while 16% are not sure.
About six-in-ten Asian American registered voters are Democrats or lean Democratic, but 51% of Vietnamese American voters tilt Republican.
School District Mission Statements Highlight a Partisan Divide Over Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in K-12 Education
Around a third of U.S. school districts mention the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in their mission statements. But these references are far more common in parts of the country won by Joe Biden in 2020 than in areas won by Donald Trump.