According to a new survey, support for populist politics ‘collapsed’ during the pandemic, although democracy satisfaction remained low.
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A national survey conducted on Thursday and Friday, 63 percent of adults favor term or age limits for Supreme Court justices.
Only a small percentage of independents are truly independent About 3/4 of them still support one of the two big political parties.
SPAE is the only nationwide election administration survey that offers information on election results in individual states.
Ratings are common today. Even items like toothpaste are ranked. The age of collective opinion, and its hyper-democracy, is here.
62% US adults, up from 57% September, believe the two “parties do…bad job representing…the people[,] that a third party is required”.
New Hampshire has a law that prohibits political clothing in polling sites. The rule is now up for debate as infringing 1st amendment rights.
Over 70 percent of Republicans express doubt over the November election results. However, this is likely what they wished were true.
Trump has tried to delegitimize ballots counted after the elections on November 3rd. However, vote counting after elections has been common practice by states in the past.
We expect polling places to be formalised settings where voters exercise their voting rights. But there are some unusual polling places.