Negativity about the president, economy, and direction of the country persists

December 8, 2022 While the Democrats did better than expected in the midterm elections, the public’s opinion of President Biden’s job performance, the national economy, and the direction of the country is stable but still negative.  Overall, 43% of the public approve of how Biden…

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Immigration attitudes and conspiratorial thinkers: A study issued on the 10th anniversary of The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

Although most Americans say diversity makes the U.S. stronger, one in three believe immigrants are being brought to the country for political gains.

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Few think our democracy is working well these days

Forty-seven percent have a great deal or quite a bit of confidence in the accuracy of the vote counts this November, up from 39% ahead…

Voters expect the 2022 elections to have serious impacts for the country

Eighty-four percent of registered voters say it is extremely or very important to cast a ballot next month.

Many believe misinformation is increasing extreme political views and behaviors

Ninety-one percent say misinformation is a problem, and majorities report taking steps to avoid spreading misinformation.

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