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?
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:
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?