There are stark socioeconomic differences within the GOP when it comes to issues like poverty, health care and education.
Republican voters give the current field of presidential candidates higher ratings than at comparable times in the past two nomination contests.
Here is a profile of Republicans’ views of the economy and economic policy, based on our surveys.
Even before Donald Trump and Ben Carson surged past more traditional GOP presidential candidates in the polls, Republicans were feeling restive about their party and its leaders.
The rise in frustration, especially this year, is largely concentrated among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents critical of their party.
Multiracial Americans are at the cutting edge of social and demographic change in the U.S.
Despite their increasingly upbeat economic mood, Europeans show growing support for nontraditional political parties critical of the EU.
Survey Report Over the past decade, there has been a pronounced age gap in American politics. Younger Americans have been the Democratic Party’s strongest supporters in both vote preferences and partisanship, while older Americans have been the most reliably Republican. The Pew Research Center’s report earlier this month on partisan identification found that 51% of […]
39% of Americans identify as independents, more than they do as Democrats ( 32%) or as Republicans (23%). This is the highest percentage of independents in more than 75 years of public opinion polling.
Pew Research Center has been tracking the party affiliation of the general public for over 20 years. Explore the party ID data for two dozen demographic subgroups, categorized by gender, race, education, generation, and religious affiliation.