Citizen conducts regular research on the favorability of pro-democracy candidates, the political perspectives of American voters, and support for democracy reform. This treasure trove of data has been critical to providing actionable insights for the midterm elections.
As Americans head to the polls and submit their ballots, Citizen Data looked into how people perceive the people who make our elections function. Messaging centered on election workers increased positive feelings in such areas as the intentions of election workers, election security, and elections being run fairly.
Citizen Data studied the effects of voter education in two key states to identify best practices for approaching the problem.
Alaska’s primary and special elections used a new system that shows promise for electing a more diverse slate of candidates who reject extremism.
Citizen’s latest research — a nationwide survey of 2,105 registered voters — explores how to transcend Republican/Democrat political divides with valuable messaging context.
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.
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.
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.
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?