Republican And Democrat Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: NORC General Social Survey
Research Date: March 18th, 2015

Republicans, Democrats, and Independents all have varying opinions on how the government should be run. Here are some statistics on the opinions that cause the political parties to disagree. Questions: what are the major issues that Republicans and Democrats disagree on? Statistics on political party polarization.

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Political Issue Democrat Independent Republican Difference
Gov’t should definitely provide healthcare for the sick 66.5 63.0 36.2 30.3
Same-sex marriage should be legalized 46.1 34.9 22.1 24.0
Military spending is too high 35.0 28.7 11.9 23.1
Taxes on the rich are too low 56.2 45.9 34.4 21.8
Outlaw capital punishment for murderers 40.1 31.3 19.8 20.3
Gov’t has an obligation to help blacks specifically 26.0 14.5 7.5 18.5
Abortion should be legal in all circumstances 47.6 36.3 31.0 16.6
Man evolved from other animals 57.6 50.7 41.5 16.1
Homosexual relations are morally acceptable 39.1 30.7 23.2 15.9
Police permits should be required for gun ownership 86.4 82.9 72.3 14.1
Marijuana usage should be legalized 40.8 35.8 26.9 13.9
Affirmative action for blacks does not hurt whites 39.3 33.9 27.4 11.9
Attend religious services less than once a month 54.9 62.1 44.8 10.1
Have never been married 26.8 28.5 17.2 9.6
No belief in or uncertainty over the existence of God 40.2 37.2 32.4 7.8
Prayer in public schools should be banned 43.7 40.1 36.8 6.9
Assisted suicide allowed for those with terminal illnesses 61.7 60.5 56.7 5.0
Immigrants pose no threat to English language 69.5 67.6 65.7 3.8
Hispanic immigration should not be decreased 57.4 54.7 54.5 2.9
Science does more good than harm 60.3 48.1 63.7 (3.4)
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