Category Archives: Demographics

Democrats Say The Worst Of The Coronavirus Is Yet To Come. Republicans Say The Worst Is Over.

Dhrumil Mehta of FiveThirtyEight – So far, Americans have largely supported using social distancing to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. But Democrats and Republicans see the situation differently. According to a CNN poll, nearly three-quarters of Democrats said … Continue reading

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Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins

Michael Dimock of Pew Research – Pew Research Center has been studying the Millennial generation for more than a decade. But by 2018, it became clear to us that it was time to determine a cutoff point between Millennials and … Continue reading

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Reflecting a demographic shift, 109 U.S. counties have become majority nonwhite since 2000

Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research – In the United States, the white share of the population is declining as Hispanic, Asian and black populations grow. But the shift to a more diverse nation is happening more quickly in some … Continue reading

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An early look at the 2020 electorate

This article, published in January, is proving to be very helpful to members of the media and political professionals Anthony Cilluffo and Richard Fry of Pew Research – While demographic changes unfold slowly, it’s already clear that the 2020 electorate … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Desire For Electable Candidates May Be Driven By Older Voters

Erin Doherty of FiveThirtyEight – Many Democrats say the most important quality they look for in a 2020 candidate is that the person can beat President Trump. But this might not be true of younger Democrats, many of whom are … Continue reading

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