Political Typology Report Finds Most Americans Belong to Diverse, Disengaged Center
June 26, 2014 | Grantee Publications | Strengthening American Democracy

America’s large and divided political center demonstrates lower levels of partisanship, predictability, and political involvement than its left and right, according to Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology,  a report released by the Pew Research Center  as part of a MacArthur-supported series on political polarization. The report finds that the 36% of Americans who are highly partisan constitute 43% of registered voters and 57% of the more politically involved citizens. Pew categorizes Americans according to their attitudes and values on the basis of a nationwide, 10,000-person survey. To learn which political typology best describes you, take the online quiz.

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