In a new survey, Daniel A. Cox and John Halpin examine the prevalence of misinformation about COVID-19, public confidence in the media, and concerns about the administration of the 2020 election.
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing challenges for many parents in finding and affording high quality child care. Subsequently, voters strongly support increased governmental steps to help parents care for their kids and continue to work.
States must take immediate steps to prepare for conducting elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Expanding Vote by Mail, States Must Maintain In-Person Voting Options During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Although expanding vote by mail is critical, in-person options must be preserved to prevent disenfranchisement.
Elected officials must make it easier and safer to register and vote amid the pandemic.
Big reforms are necessary to protect public health, mitigate the risks of future outbreaks, and ensure the eventual recovery benefits most Americans.
In response to COVID-19, actions should be taken to protect elections and Americans’ right to vote.
One year out from the 2020 election, American voters support a range of pragmatic government actions to expand health care access and reduce costs; increase taxation on the wealthy; help low-income families with basic living necessities; and check corporate power.
One year out from the 2020 election, the contours of the eventual vote, both demographically and in the Electoral College, seem clear—but the paths both parties may eventually choose to successfully harness these tangible trends remain in flux.
As the demographics of the United States have changed since 1980, so have the coalitions that make up both the Republican and Democratic parties.
A new study of public attitudes on U.S. foreign policy issues finds that voters desire more government investment at home to remain competitive in the world.
Democrats made sweeping gains in the House on November 6, as voters turned against President Donald Trump and his agenda. The 2020 election will now be fiercely contested with historic ramifications for the country.
Voters overwhelmingly support clean slate legislation to automatically seal records for nonviolent crimes and marijuana possession. Support also crosses party and demographic lines for legalization of marijuana.
A major new study of voter attitudes finds deep partisan divides on trust in government under President Trump and serious concerns about a range of the president’s and his team’s actions and decisions.
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the presidential election in 2020 and beyond.