Americans give their country comparatively low marks for its handling of the pandemic – and people in other nations tend to agree.
PewResearch FactTank52% of Americans say the U.S. has done a bad job responding to the pandemic, while 47% say the response has been good. People in most of the 13 other nations surveyed this summer are more likely to see their country’s response positively than negatively. pewrsr.ch/3mDeSUtpic.twitter.com/3pFm8M70ax
There’s a 14-point gap between the shares of White and Black adults in the U.S. who say they have a great deal of confidence in scientists.
PewResearch FactTankThe gap between Black and White adults in confidence in scientists is larger (14 points) than for any other group or institution rated, including the military, religious leaders and business leaders.
40% of U.S. adults prefer to keep the current system in which the candidate who receives the most Electoral College vote wins the election.
PewResearch FactTankA majority of U.S. adults (58%) say the Constitution should be amended so the presidential candidate who receives the most votes nationwide wins, while 40% prefer to keep the current system, our January survey found.