Over the last month, support for the U.S. taking a major role in the war between Russia and Ukraine increased and more now worry about Russia’s global influence.
Voting rights in the United States
Less than a quarter of Americans feel hopeful or proud about the state of democracy in the United States today. Views of the state of voting rights and election security depend on partisanship, age, and race.
Pessimistic views on the direction of country
Seventy percent of the public thinks the country is headed in the wrong direction, including 87% of Republicans and 55% of Democrats.
Biden’s promise to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court
Although Biden’s pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court does not resonate with the many, it is important to most Black Americans.
America’s role in the Russia and Ukraine situation
Americans are more likely to say the U.S. should have a minor role rather than a major one in the situation between Russia and Ukraine. The public is increasingly concerned that Russia’s global influence poses a direct threat to the United States.