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Political Orientation and Political Attitudes

Eighth report in the Social & Political Attitudes Study (SPAS)

In SPAS-008, we asked: (1) To what extent are peoples’ political orientation consistent with their political party affiliation? and (2) How does political orientation correspond to political attitudes? To investigate this, we assessed attitudes towards abortion, climate change, and immigration among 600 self-identified liberals, moderates, and conservatives. Check out our latest findings.

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Suggested Citation: Saide, A., & McCaffree, K. 2020. Political Orientation and Political Attitudes. Skeptic Research Center, SPAS-008.

Technical and statistical information on this data and analysis is available in the Supplemental Materials for Report (SPAS-008).

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