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  • Elevate Truth

    Your Trusted Elections Playbook

    September 28, 2022

    Key insights for countering disinformation and rebuilding election trust.

  • Improve Elections

    The Antidote to the Primary Problem?

    September 11, 2022

    Alaska’s primary and special elections used a new system that shows promise for electing a more diverse slate of candidates who reject extremism.

  • Create Political Competition

    Political Division & Third Lane Politics

    August 28, 2022

    Citizen’s latest research — a nationwide survey of 2,105 registered voters — explores how to transcend Republican/Democrat political divides with valuable messaging context.

  • Elevate Truth

    Enhancing Election Trust

    August 7, 2022

    We recently wrote about the importance of trusted messengers for countering election-related disinformation.

    Since then, we’ve set out to better understand which types of people Americans trust most. Our recent Arizona-specific data indicates that some messengers can bridge divides.

  • Create Political Competition

    Is This The Third Party Moment?

    July 24, 2022

    Our research is clear: Americans are dissatisfied with the political status quo and agitating for change. This unique voter landscape is ripe for a third-party solution — but strong polarization and other systemic barriers must be overcome for it to work.

  • Drive Policy Solutions

    NEW Roe v. Wade Poll Shows Bipartisan Support for SCOTUS Reform

    July 12, 2022

    Despite polarized reactions to Roe v. Wade, Citizen’s latest poll reveals bipartisan concern for the politicization of the Supreme Court and support for its reform.

  • Elevate Truth

    Elevating The Truth Around Jan. 6

    July 10, 2022

    The January 6th Committee hearings highlight how close our democracy came to the brink. Will it be enough to break through the media noise and shift attitudes?

  • Strengthen Communities

    Republicans More Likely to Preserve Democracy?

    June 26, 2022

    Fox News recently released a poll suggesting voters believe “Republicans are more likely to ‘preserve democracy’ than Democrats,” drawing a quizzical reaction from those who view GOP leaders as posing a severe democratic threat. Looking a level deeper, the claim is technically supported by the data, but one should understand it better before jumping to grand conclusions:

  • Elevate Truth

    Defusing Election Disinformation

    June 12, 2022

    The belief that former President Trump won the 2020 election is fueled by a large-scale disinformation campaign with potentially disastrous consequences. As the Jan. 6 hearings play out, we ask: What impacts do election conspiracies have on our voting process, and how can we mitigate and combat election mistrust?

  • Promote Democracy

    How People View Democracy Today

    May 29, 2022

    To truly understand how Americans feel about democracy, we go deeper than approval for particular institutions and reforms.

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