Political party identification in the U.S. 2010-2019

Since 2010, more people in the U.S. have identified as political independents than Democrats or Republicans, with 41 percent of survey respondents in 2019 rejecting identification with the major parties. In the same year, 30 percent of respondents identified with the Democratic Party, and 28 percent with the Republicans.

Identification with political parties in the United States between 2010 and 2019

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Release date

January 2020


United States

Survey time period

2010 to 2019

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Values are annual averages based on multiple-day polls held during the time period.
Data unavailable for 2011.
Values not specified by the source can be found here, except 2013 (here) and 2010 (here).

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