Daniel Cox

Religious, Cultural, and Political Breakdown of the 2016 Early Primary States

[05.13.2015]

As we gear up for the 2016 elections, we use the AVA to take an in-depth look at some of the early primary states: New Hampshire, Iowa, and South Carolina.

In the Huffington Post | Future of Soccer in the U.S. May Rest at the Feet of Young Players

[01.29.2015]

PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox reports in the Huffington Post that, thanks to loyal youth soccer players, soccer could soon overtake football’s place in American’s hearts.

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.