GOP Problems

Jeremi Suri and Samuel J. Abrams at Politico: The Republican Party has dug itself a hole with regard to young, educated voters. Although Americans under 30 are less likely to vote than their older counterparts, they are a rapidly growing proportion of the electorate....

Disagreement and Conversation

Ted Van Green at Pew: The share of Americans who say having political conversations with those they disagree with is “stressful and frustrating” has increased in recent years. Nearly six-in-ten U.S. adults (59%) say they find these conversations stressful, up from 50%...

Grim News on Public Opinion

Monmouth University: Three in ten Americans now believe the nation’s system is fundamentally unsound, according to the Monmouth (“Mon-muth”) University Poll. This number has increased from prior polls while one-third of the public continues to believe voter fraud...

Dissatisfaction with Democracy

Richard Wike and colleagues report on a survey of 17 advanced economies surveyed this spring by Pew Research Center: A median of 57% across 17 publics say they are satisfied with the way their democracy is working. But while views of democracy are relatively positive...

Divides

From the UVA Center for Politics: The University of Virginia Center for Politics has partnered with Project Home Fire, a new initiative dedicated to finding common ground in American politics, on an innovative new data analytics and polling project to explore the...