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Voters Across Party Lines Support Clean Slate Legislation Article
Facade of Montgomery County Court House in Norristown, Pennsylvania, April 2018. (Getty/Bastiaan Slabbers)

Voters Across Party Lines Support Clean Slate Legislation

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.

John Halpin, Karl Agne

America’s Electoral Future Report

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 the presidential election in 2020 and beyond.

Rob Griffin, Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey

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

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

The Path to 270 in 2016, Revisited Report

The Path to 270 in 2016, Revisited

Will fundamentals trump the candidates in determining the election outcome—or vice versa?

Ruy Teixeira, John Halpin, Rob Griffin

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

States of Change 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.

States of Change

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.

Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, Rob Griffin

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