Big reforms are necessary to protect public health, mitigate the risks of future outbreaks, and ensure the eventual recovery benefits most Americans.
The Path to 270 in 2020
In response to COVID-19, actions should be taken to protect elections and Americans’ right to vote.
One year out from the 2020 election, American voters support a range of pragmatic government actions to expand health care access and reduce costs; increase taxation on the wealthy; help low-income families with basic living necessities; and check corporate power.
As the demographics of the United States have changed since 1980, so have the coalitions that make up both the Republican and Democratic parties.
A new study of public attitudes on U.S. foreign policy issues finds that voters desire more government investment at home to remain competitive in the world.
Democrats made sweeping gains in the House on November 6, as voters turned against President Donald Trump and his agenda. The 2020 election will now be fiercely contested with historic ramifications for the country.
Voters overwhelmingly support clean slate legislation to automatically seal records for nonviolent crimes and marijuana possession. Support also crosses party and demographic lines for legalization of marijuana.
A major new study of voter attitudes finds deep partisan divides on trust in government under President Trump and serious concerns about a range of the president’s and his team’s actions and decisions.
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the presidential election in 2020 and beyond.
CAP’s comprehensive new analysis of 2016 turnout and voting patterns reveals important and surprising results about what happened in the election.
Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
Will fundamentals trump the candidates in determining the election outcome—or vice versa?
Decades of immigration have altered the racial and ethnic makeup of the United States, and it is today’s children who will be the vanguards of this new, diverse America.
Demographics are not destiny, but they will have a significant effect on America’s political landscape.
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on presidential elections in 2016 and beyond. This report estimates those effects under a variety of different scenarios.