Daniel Cox

Are Transnational Ties Leading Latinos to Express Greater Concern about Climate Change?

[11.24.2014]

Nearly 6-in-10 (58 percent) Latinos believe that climate change is happening and humans are at fault, a view shared by less than half (42 percent) of non-Hispanic whites.

Signs of a Changing Political Landscape in a “Ho Hum” Election

[11.05.2014]

Despite Democrats’ current advantage among young voters, age and race are two divisions within the Millennial cohort that may affect Democrats’ solid performance with young Americans in future elections.

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

[10.21.2014]

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials.

In The Atlantic | Is Support for Gay Marriage Dropping?

[10.02.2014]

Today, The Atlantic features an article by PRRI’s CEO Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox, who push back against speculations, based on a single recent poll from Pew, that support for same-sex marriage is declining. They give four reasons why dips in support for same-sex marriage in individual polls do not indicate a reversal of the current trend.

Why Loyalty to their Tea Party Constituents Is Holding Back House Republicans on Immigration Reform

[08.08.2014]

The House GOP seems unlikely to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Why are they opposed to a policy that a majority of Republicans support?

Target’s Support for Same-sex Marriage Mirrors Customers’ Views

[08.07.2014]

Target’s endorsement of same-sex marriage won’t alienate customers, but Walmart could see more of a backlash from shoppers should the big-box store follow its competitor’s lead.

In Huffington Post | Millennials Unmotivated to Fight Resurging Culture Wars

[07.11.2014]

Huffington Post features an article by PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox that explores why Millennials aren’t likely to take the baton of culture war politics that Baby Boomers have carried for the past several decades.

In Huffington Post | On Immigration, the Tea Party Remains an Important Outlier

[06.12.2014]

In a new piece at the Huffington Post, Dan Cox explores the divide among Republicans aligned with the Tea Party and those who are not on both immigration policy, as well as attitudes about immigrants, and how this distinction could help explain Eric Cantor’s primary defeat.

In Sacred Matters | The Link Between Anti-Gay Church Teachings and the Millennial Exodus

[03.05.2014]

In his latest for Sacred Matters, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines the role negative church teachings about, or treatment of, gay and lesbian people is playing in the decisions by roughly one-quarter (24 percent) of American Millennials (ages 18 to 34) to leave their childhood religions and to identify today as unaffiliated.

Same-sex Marriage Advocates in Ohio Face Uphill Climb in 2014

[02.24.2014]

A decade after 62 percent of Ohio voters supported a state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage, public opinion has undergone a significant shift. The issue of same-sex marriage divides Ohio voters right down the middle: 47 percent of Ohio voters favor allowing gay and lesbian people to marry, while just as many (47 percent) oppose the policy.