Though attitudes about police are closely linked with racethese stark differences persist even when controlling for race. Republicans and Democrats have vastly different opinions about how well police do their jobs and the realities of policing today — views that are likely linked to clear partisan splits on opinions of the Black Lives Matter movement and highly publicized fatal encounters between blacks and police in recent years.
By Anna Brown The deep partisan divide that pervades much of American life extends to views about the police, according to a Pew Research Center survey of U. Within the Republican Party, those who agree with the Tea Party movement are especially enthusiastic about military and business experience and a candidate who is an evangelical Christian.
By Alec Tyson As the presidential campaign ramps up, Republicans and Democrats have different wish lists when it comes to what traits they want in a candidate. Independents fall between Republicans and Democrats on these questions.
The reverse is true among conservative and moderate Democrats: Partisan differences also are evident on questions about the realities of policing today. A third say a candidate being an evangelical would increase the likelihood of their support.
While a positive for both Democrats and Republicans, military experience is not easy to find among the list of much-talked-about potential candidates.
The parties differ in evaluating the value of business experience. The sample size for black Republicans was too small to make a party comparison among blacks.
Here, however, differences do appear to be driven by race: Only about a quarter of Democrats agree. Republican and Republican leaners respond strongly to military experience: A gay or lesbian candidate would have trouble winning the Republican nomination: Military service far and away tops the list for Republicans, while a significant share of Democrats would like to see a woman at the top of the ticket, a choice that has much less appeal for the GOP, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last month.
Still, the parties largely are in agreement when it comes to the size of their local police force. In addition, most respond negatively to long Washington service: Military experience also tops the list for Democrats and Democratic leaners, but they are not as enthusiastic as Republicans: Partisans also differ in the role they see police performing.Rep.
Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) said a man asked whether it was Republicans or Democrats who were practicing before a shooter opened fire on the field, wounding Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and at least. Democrats overall express more trust than Republicans in the information they get from national news organizations.
Fully 31% of liberal Democrats and 24% of conservative/moderate Democrats trust information from national news organizations a lot (vs. 13% of conservative Republicans and 18% of moderate/liberal Republicans).
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Every presidential election year, Republicans, Democrats and third parties spend months crafting their official party platforms. The documents, which get officially adopted at the national conventions, outline where the parties stand on the big issues, from hot button topics like abortion, gun control and immigration to lesser-watched items.Download