American Values Survey

The American Values Survey (AVS) is PRRI’s flagship product—a large national, multi-issue survey on religion, values, and public policy. The PRRI Research Team has conducted the AVS annually since 2010.

Survey | Anxiety, Nostalgia, and Mistrust: Findings from the 2015 American Values Survey

[11.17.2015]

PRRI’s sixth annual American Values Survey explores attitudes toward the 2016 election, economic inequality, racial tensions, immigration, and more.

Survey | American Values Survey 2015 Supplement

[11.17.2015]

Updated AVS findings on candidate choice and favorability for the 2016 presidential election.

Survey | 2014 Post-Election American Values Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

[11.11.2014]

More than six in ten Americans think the country is on the wrong track—a view fueled by economic concerns and anxieties about terrorism and Ebola.

Survey | 2014 Pre-Election American Values Survey: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future

[09.23.2014]

An increasing number of Americans have a decidedly negative self-evaluation of their financial situation compared to 2010, finds PRRI’s fifth annual AVS.

Survey | 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America

[10.29.2013]

Conventional wisdom may link the Tea Party with libertarianism, but PRRI finds a majority of libertarians do not consider themselves a part of the Tea Party.

Survey | 2012 Post-Election American Values Survey & 2012 Ohio Values Survey

[11.15.2012]

PRRI’s 2012 post-election American Values Survey confirms that winning a majority of white Christian votes is no longer sufficient to secure the presidency.

Survey | 2012 Pre-Election American Values Survey

[10.22.2012]

The 2012 American Values Survey finds that the outcome of the 2012 presidential election will be determined, in part, by which Catholics head to the polls.

Survey | 2011 American Values Survey

[11.08.2011]

PRRI’s 2011 AVS finds six in ten Americans say society would be better off if wealth distribution was more equal—but there are partisan and generational divides.

Survey | Old Alignments, Emerging Fault Lines: Religion in the 2010 Election and Beyond

[11.17.2010]

Perceptions of Obama’s faith, views on Islam, and priorities of white evangelicals: these topics and more in a survey conducted with The Brookings Institution.

Survey | Religion and the Tea Party in the 2010 Elections

[10.05.2010]

PRRI’s 2010 AVS profiles the Tea Party movement, finding that nearly half of those who identify with the movement say they are also part of the religious right.