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.
Republican Millennials, however, are not as supportive of marijuana legalization as their young Democratic and Democratic-leaning counterparts.
The new GOP-controlled Congress takes office at a time when the American public sees partisan rifts in the country getting worse.
Fewer Americans have high hopes for 2015 than they did for 2014, a change largely driven by greater pessimism among Democrats.
President Obama meets Friday with Republican leaders after their election day victories to talk about cooperation on key issues. We review the public opinion challenges facing both parties in any quest for bipartisanship.
Six facts about the 2014 electorate culled from Pew Research surveys and analyses during this midterm year.
Democrats maintain a wide, but diminished, advantage among Hispanic registered voters, 54% of whom say a candidate's position on immigration is not a deal-breaker in determining their vote.