In the wake of the election, Republicans are feeling more optimistic about their party’s future. By contrast, Democrats’ optimism about the Democratic Party’s future has declined.
Americans remain split in their opinions about the Affordable Care Act and its future. But while President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the overhaul, individual provisions are broadly popular, even across partisan lines.
As Election Day unfolds, look through five charts that highlight how politically polarized the nation has become.
The share of Democrats saying abortion should be legal in all or most cases has risen since earlier this year, driven primarily by a rise in support among Democratic women.
Most Republicans say their party is divided headed into the presidential election, but more view the GOP favorably than did so as recently as six months ago.
The two parties look less alike today than at any point over the last quarter-century.
Overall, Americans with disabilities are engaged with the upcoming election, but they are less likely to turn out to vote as they face a number of obstacles to voting.
When it comes to who people plan to vote for, presidential approval is a much stronger indicator than satisfaction with the state of the nation.
The contest for president between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is marked by an educational divide that is far wider than in past elections.
Ahead of the presidential election, the demographic profiles of the Republican and Democratic parties are strikingly different.