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What About White Voters?

I votedAn examination of the demographic trends that are shaping our changing electorate.

by Steve Phillips | Friday, February 5, 2016

Saving the Best for Last

President ObamaPresident Obama’s final State of the Union address challenged voters to do the hard work of fulfilling the American promise.

by Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Path to 270 in 2016

Voting booth book_alt2 icon Report This report examines the upcoming 2016 election through a comprehensive analysis and projection of demographic and electoral trends nationally and in 12 battleground states.

by Ruy Teixeira, John Halpin, Rob Griffin | Thursday, December 17, 2015

Justin Trudeau Explains How Progressive Ideals Help the Middle Class

play_alt icon Video Two years ago, Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau joined the Center for American Progress to talk about the challenges facing the middle class and how to ensure opportunity for all.

| Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Voting with Values That Work for All

Pope FrancisConservatives who profess faith, family, and values should follow Pope Francis’ lead and support principles that actually reflect the nation’s shared values.

by Lauren Kokum | Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters

I voted stickersAsian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the nation’s fastest-growing racial group. But despite their soaring numbers, they still face barriers to reaching the voting booth.

by Sanam Malik | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Top 6 Facts on the Latino Vote

registering Latino voterLatinos are a growing segment of the electorate and tremendous potential exists for them to gain much more political power in 2016 and beyond.

by Lizet Ocampo | Thursday, September 17, 2015

People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential

Students of color article icon Fact Sheet As demographics shift and the share of people of color in the U.S. population continues to increase, it is important to take notice of the contributions that people of color make to the United States and their potential contributions to the nation in the future.

by Progress 2050 | Friday, August 28, 2015

In Trendsetting California, Grassroots Organizing Brings Progressive Change

minimum wage raiseCommunity organizers in California have secured important victories against austerity. Could this trend foretell a national movement?

by Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, June 11, 2015

Progressive Groups Must Reflect the Ideals They Champion

FergusonProgressive organizations need diverse leaders and staffs from the communities that they support if they are to accomplish their ambitious goals. A more just management structure can help us get there.

by Sarah Audelo | Friday, May 29, 2015

The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980–2060

cursor icon Interactive This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.

by Rob Griffin, William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

States of Change

SOC book_alt2 icon Report The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states.

by Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, Rob Griffin | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015

Chicago Archbishop Blase CupichReligious leaders and faith-based activists are poised to make significant progress on a range of social justice issues this year.

by Claire Markham and Lauren Kokum | Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Political Consequences of the Great Recession

VoterDeep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, November 6, 2014

Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality

youth voter article icon Issue Brief Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices.

by Hannah Hussey and Sarah Audelo | Monday, September 8, 2014