Among U.S. voters nationwide
Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way democracy is working in the United States today?
RON’S COMMENT: A solid majority of U.S. voters are not satisfied with the way democracy is working. 80% of Biden’s voters and 42% of Trump’s voters are not satisfied.
Do you agree or disagree with the following statements:
Elected officials care what ordinary people think
No matter who wins an election, things do not change very much
The more people who vote, the better American democracy is
Many citizens are not smart enough to vote
Americans should be required to pass a test before being allowed to vote
Democracy isn’t the objective; liberty, peace, and prosperity are. We want the human condition to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that.
We’re not a democracy.
RON’S COMMENT: Note that more voters think “we’re not a democracy” than those who do (48% vs. 40%)––and 49% of Biden’s supporters and 48% of Trump’s supporters agree.
Privilege or right? Which comes closest to your opinion:
Voting is a privilege: 27%
Voting is a right: 73%
RON’S COMMENT: 16% of Biden’s supporters and 42% of Trump’s supporters say voting is a privilege.