Politics & Government

How Each State Feels About Immigration Reform

[02.26.2015]

PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights state-by-state data on immigration reform preferences using the recently updated American Values Atlas.

In the New York Times | The G.O.P.’s Assertive God Squad

[02.25.2015]

New York Times’ columnist Frank Bruni helped PRRI launch the American Values Atlas (AVA) with style when he wrote his weekly column entirely on AVA data.

10 Things the American Values Atlas Teaches Us About America’s Religious Landscape

[02.25.2015]

Using the newly released American Values Atlas, we explore ten important trends present in America’s evolving religious landscape.

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

[02.25.2015]

PRRI launched the American Values Atlas (AVA), a new tool allowing users to explore the religious, political, and demographic landscape of the United States, as well as Americans’ attitudes toward political issues, such as immigration, same-sex marriage, and abortion.

Event Wrap-up | What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Election: 2014 Post-Election American Values Survey

[11.14.2014]

This week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones presented the findings our post-election American Values Survey to a packed auditorium and joined our distinguished panel of experts in analyzing the survey’s findings.

AUDIO | PRRI’s Robert P. Jones discusses midterm election outcomes on Huffington Post podcast

[11.07.2014]

On this week’s Huffington Post All Together podcast, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones joins host and executive editor Paul Rausenbusch to discuss “the faith factor” in the 2014 midterm elections. With a resounding win, Republicans seized control of the Senate and maintained their majority in the House; what bearing did white christian voters–especially Catholics–have on the outcome? Did the threat against religious liberties hit home with voters? How did people of other religions, like Jews and the unaffiliated, cast their vote? Click here to listen to the full program about religion’s role in the GOP victory on Tuesday.

In Politico | Religious groups backed workplace measures

[11.07.2014]

A new Politico article on religious groups backing workplace measures like raising the minimum wage and extending paid sick leave relies on PRRI data to make its case.

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.

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on Interfaith Voices

[10.27.2014]

Over the weekend, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones made two appearances on the NPR program Interfaith Voices: in one segment, Jones discusses with host Maureen Fiedler how perceptions of Muslims have reached a new low among Americans; in the second conversation with Fiedler, Jones talks about how religious changes in the south—namely, a decrease in the number of white evangelical Protestants—are impacting the upcoming midterm election. Only six percent of […]

Jones Speaks at Episcopal Church’s “Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good”

[10.24.2014]

Earlier this week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones spoke at The Episcopal Church’s forum, ”Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good.” Jones joined the Huffington Post’s Executive Religion Editor Paul Raushenbush and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia for a morning of discourse on political civility, the changing American electorate, and what role religious organizations play in promoting civil conversation. The entire forum, including […]