Monthly Archives: May 2015

Record-High 42% of Americans Identify as Independents – Republican identification lowest in at least 25 years

by Jeffrey M. Jones PRINCETON, NJ — Forty-two percent of Americans, on average, identified as political independents in 2013, the highest Gallup has measured since it began conducting interviews by telephone 25 years ago. Meanwhile, Republican identification fell to 25%, the lowest over that time span. At 31%, Democratic identification is unchanged from the last four years but down from

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