2018 Post Election Analysis: “Focus on OUR Concerns”

The 2018 midterm elections, for Republicans, is a story of missed opportunity. Holding the House was a tall order with history against the GOP as the party in power and the large number of Republican retirements But a path to preserving their House majority, even if a difficult one, did exist if the election becameContinue reading “2018 Post Election Analysis: “Focus on OUR Concerns””

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”

“Rock the Boat”: An analysis of the 2016 Presidential Election

What did voters tell Washington in 2016? They wanted to “rock the boat.” Read through our in-depth 2016 Post Election Analysis to find out how voters defined their choice, and what role deeper concerns over the direction of the country, the economy, and the political system played in that decision.