Public Agenda

Strengthening Democracy: What Do Americans Think?

Posted on October 22, 2019

Report: Public Agenda released a nationally representative survey of Americans showing that the vast majority across all political affiliations are worried about the state of democracy in the United States. In fact, 39 percent say America’s democracy is “in crisis” and 42 percent say it is facing serious challenges. The Yankelovich Democracy Monitor presents substantial new evidence that public concern about our nation’s democracy cuts across party lines.  But most also believe ordinary people have a lot of influence “if enough people get involved.”


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