Nine months before Election Day, three dozen House members heading for the exits
So far, 28 representatives have announced they’re retiring; four other Republicans and three Democrats are running for other offices instead.
Election News Pathways Data Tool
Use an interactive tool to create tables exploring our survey questions about how Americans’ news habits and attitudes relate to what they hear, perceive and know about the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Views about Ukraine-impeachment story connect closely with where Americans get their news
Many Democrats and Republicans hold divergent views of President Donald Trump's withholding of military aid to Ukraine. But in today’s fragmented news media environment, party identification may not be the only fault line.
U.S. Media Polarization and the 2020 Election: A Nation Divided
As the U.S. enters a heated 2020 presidential election year, Republicans and Democrats place their trust in two nearly inverse news media environments.
Q&A: How Pew Research Center evaluated Americans’ trust in 30 news sources
Our director of journalism studies explains how we determined what media outlets Americans turn to and trust for their political news.
Liberals make up the largest share of Democratic voters, but their growth has slowed in recent years
About half of Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters describe their own political views as liberal.
Latino Democratic voters place high importance on 2020 presidential election
Over half of Latino registered voters who are Democrats or lean toward the party have a good or excellent impression of the party's candidates.
How Pew Research Center is approaching the 2020 election
As 2020 approaches, here’s a preview of how the Center is approaching the election, both in terms of how we plan to conduct surveys and other studies and what we plan to explore.
Most Democrats Are Excited by ‘Several’ 2020 Candidates – Not Just Their Top Choice
A majority of Democratic voters who prefer one of the presidential candidates are excited about several candidates vying for the party's nomination. Far fewer are enthused only by their first choice.
Democrats’ Ratings of Party’s 2020 Field: Better Than in 2016, Similar to 2008
Democratic voters report high levels of satisfaction with the Democratic candidates as a group. The election also is attracting more interest than past elections did at similar points in the cycle.
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