The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group brings together analysts and scholars from across the political spectrum to examine and glean insights from the evolving views of the electorate.Learn More
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Attitudes on racial inequality, police, the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, and Muslims shifted significantly between 2011 and 2020 — but mostly among Democrats and independents. During this period, the Democratic coalition has become more consistently liberal on racial issues. This Voter Study Group report examines a vast partisan divergence on race over a decade marked by identity-inflected politics and the push for racial justice.Read More
In this report, Lee Drutman looks at Republican perceptions of the 2020 election and reveals a set of beliefs that strongly correlate with support for Trump and his "Stop the Steal" narrative.Read More
While it’s not unusual for a losing candidate’s supporters to express skepticism about election results, faith in election 2020 was much more polarized than in prior years. In this report, Robert Griffin and Mayesha Quasem detail key differences.Read More
In a piece for The Washington Post, Robert Griffin and Mayesha Quasem share insights on the unusually steep drop in confidence in election integrity among Republicans after Joe Biden’s win.Read More
Karlyn Bowman and Samantha Goldstein examine survey findings that show key election takeaways from the perspectives of voters — including significant differences in the experiences and perceptions of voters by race and ethnicity, and political affiliation.Read More
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