63% of Americans say the way the president is elected should be changed so that the winner of the popular vote nationwide wins the presidency.
Americans’ views vary when it comes to how they see the United States’ standing in the world and the state of its democracy.
Only a small share of Americans have heard a lot about redistricting in their state and a majority are not sure how they feel.
Americans remain deeply divided about the events of Jan. 6, 2021, and the ongoing congressional investigation into what happened.
The complexity of the overall system, varying rules on how and when you can vote, and whether the candidate you support wins or loses all impact trust in the election process.
Many experts say public online spaces will significantly improve by 2035 if reformers, big technology firms, governments and activists tackle the problems created by misinformation, disinformation and toxic discourse. Others expect continuing troubles as digital tools and forums are used to exploit people’s frailties, stoke their rage and drive them apart.
57% of Americans view voting as “a fundamental right for every adult U.S. citizen and should not be restricted in any way.”
We identified 261 U.S. jurisdictions that have adopted some voting method other than the winner-take-all system most American voters know.
Around two-thirds of adults in Germany, France and the UK say it is important for their national government to make voting compulsory.
Among Republicans, support has declined for allowing early or absentee voting without an excuse and for automatically registering all eligible citizens to vote.