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Kristen Soltis on Pollster.com: “The Vanishing Young Republicans”

by David Winston

In her Pollster.com piece, “The Vanishing Young Republicans,” Soltis address the issue of more and more young voters identifying as Democrat, including when the trend really started and how this may affect the GOP.

Yesterday’s departure of Sen. Arlen Specter from the Republican Party re-opened the debate over the ideological direction of the Republican Party. Did the GOP move away from Specter, or was it Specter that left the GOP? Where do the American people fall?
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National party ID and ideology from the past 24 years

by canderson

Party ID and Ideology 1984-2008 [PDF]