political-parties

The many faces of political independents

A close look at political independents, the group that can swing an election, examines the different groups under that label and identifies just how many are truly up for grabs in November.

Who are the swing voters? They’re not just independents.

Which independents - and partisans - are still persuadable in 2012?

Why can’t we be friends? Because we’re partisan.

Democrats and Republicans mostly stick with their own kind in their relationships with family and friends.

  • Peyton M. Craighill and Scott Clement
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  • Aug 22, 2012
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The many faces of the Democratic Party

Explore the details of the four Democratic groups in the new Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll.

The many faces of the Republican Party

Explore the details of the five Republican groups in the new Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll.