Democrats are much more likely than Republicans to consider efforts by foreign nations to influence the election to be a “major problem.”
Americans who closely follow political news are more likely to have confidence that the public will accept election results. And that's true across party boundaries.
There's broad concern among Democrats and Republicans about the influence that made-up news could have during the 2020 presidential election.
Democrats are more likely than Republicans to have stopped discussing political and election news with someone: 50% vs. 41%, respectively.
After months of campaigning, debating, polling and fundraising, Democratic presidential candidates face their first real-world test Feb. 3.
Both Democrats and Republicans express far more distrust than trust of social media sites as sources for political and election 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.
Probability forecasts have gained prominence in recent years. But these forecasts may confuse potential voters and may even lower the likelihood that they vote.
When we asked people if they regularly got news about the 2016 presidential election through either the print or online version of four specific U.S. newspapers, three of these papers – The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal – attracted more adults younger than 50 than 50 and older as regular readers.
Trump voters named one source more than any other as their main source of election news, whereas Clinton voters were spread across an array of sources.