See the latest Pew Research Center data on U.S. political party affiliation, including trends in voting and elections.
America is exceptional in the nature of its political divide
The U.S. is not the only country wrestling with political fissures. But the pandemic has revealed how pervasive the divide in U.S. politics is.
Public opinion about coronavirus is more politically divided in U.S. than in other advanced economies
Across 13 countries, people’s assessments of how well their country had handled the coronavirus outbreak were closely tied to partisanship.
What the 2020 electorate looks like by party, race and ethnicity, age, education and religion
What does the 2020 electorate look like politically, demographically and religiously as the race enters its final days?
Large Shares of Voters Plan To Vote a Straight Party Ticket for President, Senate and House
Just 4% of registered voters support Trump or Biden and a Senate candidate from the opposing party.
Democrats’ advantage over Republicans among Florida registered voters has shrunk since 2016
More Floridians have registered to vote as Republicans than Democrats since the 2016 presidential elections.
Differences in How Democrats and Republicans Behave on Twitter
Entering the peak of the the 2020 election season, social media platforms are firmly entrenched as a venue for Americans to process campaign news and engage in various types of social activism. But not all Americans use these platforms in similar ways.
Amid Campaign Turmoil, Biden Holds Wide Leads on Coronavirus, Unifying the Country
Comparable majorities of both candidates’ supporters say it “really matters” who wins in November, with large majorities on both sides saying a win by the opposing candidate would lead to “lasting harm” for the country.
Most Cuban American voters identify as Republican in 2020
Nationwide, 58% of Cuban registered voters say they affiliate with or lean toward the Republican Party, while 38% identify as or lean Democratic.
Democrats Made Gains From Multiple Sources in 2018 Midterm Victories
Our analysis of verified voters examines what 2016 voters and nonvoters did in the 2018 midterm elections and offers a detailed portrait of the demographic composition and vote choices of the 2018 electorate.
Voters Rarely Switch Parties, but Recent Shifts Further Educational, Racial Divergence
Neither party nets an overall advantage from the 9% of voters who have switched since 2018.
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