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

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. … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

In Politico | Religious groups backed workplace measures

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. … [Read more...]

Signs of a Changing Political Landscape in a “Ho Hum” Election

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. … [Read more...]

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on Interfaith Voices

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 […] … [Read more...]

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

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 con … [Read more...]

Report: Is Civility Possible?

A new report analyzes data from over 20 surveys to see how Americans feel about civility in American politics and public discourse. … [Read more...]

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials. … [Read more...]

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

PRRI and SSRS are excited to announce the launch of the American Values Atlas (AVA), a powerful new online tool for understanding the complex demographic, political, and religious changes occurring in the United States today. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Evangelicals, Baptists—and Mormons?—Unite

In today's buzz, President Obama will speak on ISIS tonight, Mormonism gains some surprising partners in the ongoing same-sex marriage battle, and an awesome infographic on the partisan history of the U.S. Senate. … [Read more...]


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