Public Opinion


America Decides Report

America Decides

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.

John Halpin, Karl Agne, Nisha Jain

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

Bolstering the Public Voice in Accreditation Report
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Bolstering the Public Voice in Accreditation

Federal law requires college accreditation agencies to include public representation on their boards, but too often, these commissioners lack backgrounds sufficiently independent of the colleges they oversee.

Ben Miller

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

LGBT Inclusion in Sports Report
American Abby Wambach celebrates after winning the women's soccer gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)

LGBT Inclusion in Sports

Study results suggest that professional teams that endorse an LGBT-inclusive vision of diversity in sports are viewed favorably by the public and could gain support from LGBT fans.

Laura E. Durso, Sarah McBride, Caitlin Rooney

Fear, Inc. 2.0 Report
A sign opposing the proposed Park51 community center near ground zero is seen in New York. (AP/Matt Rourke)

Fear, Inc. 2.0

An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.

Matthew Duss, Yasmine Taeb, Ken Gude, 1 More Ken Sofer

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