U.S. voters concerned about fake news influence 2018, by political party

The statistic shows the share of voters who are concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections in the United States as of June 2018, broken down by political affiliation. The findings show that Republicans were the most concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections, with 81 percent expressing concern about this matter compared to 71 percent of responding Democrats.

Share of voters who are concerned about the influence of fake news on voters and elections in the United States as of June 2018, by political affiliation

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Sources

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

May to June 2018

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

sample consists of registered or likely voters

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements? I am concerned about the influence fake news may have on voters/election. Respondents who answered 'agree' or 'strongly agree'

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