Placing Priority: How Issues Mattered More than Demographics in the 2016 Election

The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group has released two new reports exploring the views and values motivating the American electorate. As part of the Voter Study Group, the WG’s David Winston used a unique longitudinal dataset of 5,000 voters to explore which issues mattered most in 2016. Read the full report here or take a lookContinue reading “Placing Priority: How Issues Mattered More than Demographics in the 2016 Election”

Roll Call: “Issues Matter in Elections Even More Than You’d Think”

David Winston’s latest for Roll Call reviews the 2016 election and the importance of voter issue priorities: So what does this analysis show really happened in 2016? Trump won the issues that mattered. In the future, both political parties need to recognize that the electorate has a clear set of priorities. Issues matter — andContinue reading “Roll Call: “Issues Matter in Elections Even More Than You’d Think””