Donald Trump receives generally negative ratings from the public across a range of personal traits and characteristics.
As elections draw near, voter enthusiasm is at its highest level during any midterm in more than two decades. A record share of registered voters say which party controls Congress will be a factor in their vote.
The congressional elections are more than four months away, but voter engagement is high when compared with comparable points in previous midterm cycles.
A new analysis demystifies voter files, the widely-used and comprehensive digital databases used to better understand the U.S. electorate.
Courtney Kennedy of Pew Research Center, who chaired survey researchers organization AAPOR's task force on political polling in the 2016 U.S. elections, discuss the group's findings and recommendations.
Trump voters named one source more than any other as their main source of election news, whereas Clinton voters were spread across an array of sources.
For most voters, the 2016 presidential campaign was one to forget.
The results of the 2016 presidential election came as a surprise to nearly everyone who had been following the national and state election polling
Beyond their disagreements over specific policy issues, voters who supported President-elect Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton also differed over the seriousness of a wide array of problems facing the nation, from immigration and crime to inequality and racism.
As the presidential campaign enters its final days, opinions about American democracy and the candidates’ respect for democratic institutions – as well their respect for women, minorities and other groups in society– have emerged as political flashpoints.