Progressive Studies Program


The Path to 270 in 2020 Report

The Path to 270 in 2020

One year out from the 2020 election, the contours of the eventual vote, both demographically and in the Electoral College, seem clear—but the paths both parties may eventually choose to successfully harness these tangible trends remain in flux.

Ruy Teixeira, John Halpin

Voter Trends in 2016 Report

Voter Trends in 2016

CAP’s comprehensive new analysis of 2016 turnout and voting patterns reveals important and surprising results about what happened in the election.

Rob Griffin, Ruy Teixeira, John Halpin

Toward a Marshall Plan for America Report

Toward a Marshall Plan for America

The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.

States of Change Report

States of Change

Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.

Rob Griffin, William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira

A Blending American Youth Interactive

A Blending American Youth

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.

Rob Griffin, Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey

Election Oracle Interactive

Election Oracle

Demographics are not destiny, but they will have a significant effect on America’s political landscape.

Rob Griffin, Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey

America’s Electoral Future Report
Acrowd of people walk during the morning rush hour in New York, 2010. (AP/Mark Lennihan)

America’s Electoral Future

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.

William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira, Rob Griffin

The Path to 270 in 2016 Report
A voting booth in a community center, November 2004. (AP/Julia Cumes)

The Path to 270 in 2016

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

Ruy Teixeira, John Halpin, Rob Griffin

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