WA Poll: Politics of Resentment & The Urban-Rural Divide

To assess the “politics of resentment” here in the Evergreen State, The Elway Poll asked voters whether a variety of political entities had a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of “people like you.”

http://elwayresearch.com/Current_Polls/Politics%20of%20Resentment%20NOV2017.pdf

The 2016 election tore a hole in the Cascade Curtain model, when several coastal counties. This has prompted a consideration of the “urban-rural divide” Washington politics, paralleling the national exercise. We sliced the geography thinner to compare legislative districts won by the respective candidates to account for political diversity within counties.

http://elwayresearch.com/Current_Polls/Urban-Rural%20Divide%20NOV2017.pdf

 

 

 

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Since Trump’s Election, Increased Attention to Politics – Especially Among Women

Most find it stressful to talk politics with those who differ on Trump

Democrats are about three times as likely as Republicans to say they have attended a political event (22% vs. 7%). Among Democrats, there are gender, age, race and education differences in the shares saying they have participated in a political event, rally or protest.

The survey also finds that, despite the nation’s deep political divisions, majorities of both Republicans (56%) and Democrats (59%) say that even though people in the opposing party feel differently about politics, they share “many of my other values and goals.”

http://www.people-press.org/2017/07/20/since-trumps-election-increased-attention-to-politics-especially-among-women/

http://archive.is/zdR3J