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.
This report examines the upcoming 2016 election through a comprehensive analysis and projection of demographic and electoral trends nationally and in 12 battleground states.
This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.
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.
The complex mix of demographics, economics, and ideology makes the already-close presidential race even more vigorously contested.
Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ruy Teixeira outlines the demographic and economic factors that will drive the 2012 presidential election.
Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin explain how the shifting demographic balance of the American electorate, and the objective reality and voter perception of the economy in key battleground states will both play huge roles in determining the 2012 presidential election.