Pew Center Multi-Month Survey Reflects More Polarization, Lessons for 2004
It is a valid criticism that polls taken each week with different results can paint an inaccurate picture of what the electorate thinks now, or will think next year. The multi-month, several thousand sample polls done by the Pew Center can usually be counted on to provide a good valid glimpse into what voters really think. Read the results of this latest Pew Center poll, which finds that the electorate is more politically polarized now that it has been in a decade, and also note that Democrats have a larger margin of support in their blue states that the GOP does in their red ones. Also note the findings as they relate to Independents, and how the Democrats and Independents feel about their economic situation and civil liberties.