Biden Begins Presidency With Positive Ratings; Trump Departs With Lowest-Ever Job Mark
68% of the public does not want Donald Trump to remain a major political figure in the future.
Key findings about voter engagement in the 2020 election
53% of U.S. adults who voted in the general election say they engaged in at least 1 of 6 political activities over the past six months.
Democrats more optimistic than Republicans that partisan relations in Washington will improve in 2021
Just 21% of Americans say relations between Republicans and Democrats will get better in the coming year; 37% expect relations to worsen.
Slim majorities have become more common in the U.S. Senate and House
Regardless of how the runoff elections in Georgia go, the Senate will be closely divided next year. And that is part of a long-running trend.
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.
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