Secular voters are not a swing constituency. For at least four decades, most secular voters have supported the Democratic Party candidates for office. This election is unlikely to be an exception. The 2020 Secular Voices Survey shows that 68 percent of secular voters support former Vice President Joe Biden, while only 30 percent support President Donald Trump. The lopsided preferences of secular voters make this the decisive voting cohort in the election. On the national scale, secular voters give Biden the lead as Trump wins Christian voters 52–47. …
In many states today is Election Day, and millions of people will be going to the polls. Of course, next year voters across the country will be deciding on the next president of the United States. In the intervening twelve months I will be looking at different aspects of secularism and politics in the US, focusing in this first column on exit poll results to explore four decades of the secular vote and how it has evolved as the secular population has increased. Read more at The Humanist.
Recently, Dr. Juhem Navarro-Rivera appeared on several atheist radio and web shows discussing the Secular Voices Panel.
On September 22 he appeared in “Atheists Talk Radio” where he discussed secular politics, the Secular Voices Survey, and the need for a project like the Secular Voices Panel with Stephanie Zvan. You can listen to the show below (video starts with SVP discussion).
On October 22 he discussed the Secular Voices Panel with Aron Ra in “The Ra-Men” YouTube show. The episode mostly focused on the SVP, with some discussion of current affairs (link below).
Understanding the Power of the Nonreligious
This week we launched the Secular Voices Panel an ambitious project to understand the political opinions of nonreligious Americans. In this post, we explain why we are doing this project and the ways you can help make it a reality: (1) registering or (2) contributing.
We aim to recruit 5,000 nonreligious and nontheistic Americans from now through December 2019. Then, in 2020, we will ask a short questionnaire about critical political issues of the day, political figures, or about cultural and societal issues.
While we know that a quarter of the adult population in…
This post is part of a series of short reports about secular Americans and the 2020 Elections based on the Secular Voices Survey. Socioanalitica Research conducted the survey on July 11, 2019, among a representative sample of 520 nonreligious Americans. For the survey topline and methodology visit this link.
According to PRRI’s 2018 American Values Atlas secular Americans, those who identify as atheist, agnostic, or who have no religious preference in particular now account for one-quarter of the adult population.
To qualify as a survey respondent, potential participants had to answer a screening question. Asking them about their religious…
LGB+ Voices in the 2019 Black Census
When the Rainbow Is Not Enough: LGB+ Voices in the 2019 Black Census examines the priorities and concerns of over 5,300 respondents to the 2019 Black Census who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual or describe their sexual orientation as “other.” The Black Census is the largest survey of Black people conducted in the United States since Reconstruction. The Black Futures Lab is publishing the findings of the census in a series of reports and briefs in partnership with Color of Change, Demos, and Socioanalítica Research.
to read the report click HERE
Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census
The Black Futures Lab released More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census, the first in a series of reports analyzing the largest survey of Black people conducted in the United States since Reconstruction. The report was published in partnership with Color of Change, Demos, and Socioanalítica Research.
to read the report click HERE