Leading Off: ? Demographics: You're probably aware that urban areas (big cities and inner-ring suburbs) are the main geographic source of strength for the Democrats today. A new article from Pew Research demonstrates how lopsided that's gotten. Show More Summary
Last week, the Pew Research Center released an interesting survey on the 2016 presidential election. It looks at how religious views and religiosity are affecting voting behavior. Many surveys ask people about their religious affiliation.
A new poll shows that Catholic voters are closely divided on the presidential race between Donald Trump and pro-abortion Hillary Clinton. The Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life found that white Catholics support Trump, who calls himself pro-life, by a narrow margin; but Hispanic Catholics overwhelmingly support Clinton, who is radically pro-abortion. Overall, […]
Last week, the Pew Research Center released an interesting survey on the 2016 presidential election. It looks at how religious views and religiosity are affecting voting behavior. Many surveys ask people about their religious affiliation. Show More Summary
A Pew Research analysis found that most GOP voters have changed their minds at least once over the course of the last year.
David Harsanyi at The Federalist has more on how Obama has done this to America: If you continually claim that every problem in America is driven by hate, people might start believing you. According to a new Pew Research Poll, Americans’ perception of race relations is more negative today than it has been in 20 […]
This post is based on one I wrote for Mississippi Atheists in March. It has been revised and expanded.I doubt that this is going to surprise anybody, but I could not resist running the state of Mississippi through the Pew Research Center's "How religious is your state?" index based on data collected during their Religious Landscape Study. Show More Summary
A new Pew Research Center poll finds, not surprisingly, that white evangelical Protestants are overwhelmingly supporting Donald Trump (78%) while those of us who are religiously unaffiliated back Hillary Clinton (67%). So why aren't Democrats making the most of this information?
A new Pew Research survey finds that evangelical voters are rallying strongly in favor of Donald Trump, with 78% saying they’ll vote for him. Indeed, the latest survey finds “that despite the professed wariness toward Trump among many high-profile evangelical [...]
"Indeed, the latest Pew Research Center survey finds that..."... despite the professed wariness toward Trump among many high-profile evangelical Christian leaders, evangelicals as a whole are, if anything, even more strongly supportive...Show More Summary
Seventy-eight percent of white evangelical voters say they'd vote for Donald Trump if the election were held today, according to a Pew Research Center poll.
You wouldn't know it from watching any of the U.S. national Spanish-language evening newscasts, but the Pew Research Center has released a survey that shows that among the country's Hispanic voters, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is currently polling at roughly the same levels Mitt Romney and John McCain did as the party's previous standard-bearers.
The resurgence of nationalist sentiment that catalyzed Britain’s EU referendum is prevalent in other European nations, Pew research released on Monday shows. It’s linked overwhelmingly to fears of increasing refugee populations, terrorism...Show More Summary
Pew Research has released a report saying that, “As a whole, the region continued to have the highest levels of religious hostilities in the world. In 2014, the median level of religious hostilities in the Middle East and North Africa reached a level four times that of the global median.”
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Pew Research has released a report saying that “As a whole, the region continued to have the highest levels of religious hostilities in…
Europe’s ongoing refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism are “very much related” in the minds of many on the continent, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. The organization, which is based in Washington, D.C., interviewed...Show More Summary
Which issues are at the forefront of voters' minds in advance of theRepublican and Democratic party conventions later this month? Pew Research recently found that registered voters in the United States consider the economy the most important issue of the 2016 campaign. 84 percent of respondents reported that the economy [...]
The Pew Research Center’s latest report supports much of what we already know about news media: Print is dying, digital is growing, and the future lies with mobile. What stand out are the findings about our news sharing habits, which suggest that sharing overwhelmingly remains a low-tech, offline activity. Despite huge growth in the use of social networks, 85 percent...
Pew Research Center released the results of its two-part study, which analyzed the news consumption habits of U.S. adults.
Pew Research: “Overall satisfaction with the choice of candidates is at its lowest point in two decades. Currently, fewer than half of registered voters in both parties – 43% of Democrats and 40% of Republicans – say they are satisfied [...]