Political Polarization, 1994-2014

The interactive below illustrates the shift since 1994, using data from five Pew Research Center surveys. In addition to viewing results both for the total population and by party, they can be filtered on just the share of Americans (about one-third of the public) who are most politically active.

Animate data from 1994-2014
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2014
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Surveys conducted 1994, 1999, 2004, 2011 and 2014.