51% of Democrats Are Politically Liberal; 73% of Republicans Are Politically Conservative

Fifty-one percent (51%) of Democratic voters nationwide consider themselves politically liberal. 

An analysis of ScottRasmussen.com surveys found that 38% of Democrats are politically moderate and 11% are conservative.

On the other side of the aisle, 73% of Republican voters consider themselves politically conservative. Twenty-one percent (21%) of the GOP base are moderate in their views and 7% liberal. 

Most Independent voters (66%) see themselves as politically moderate.

Overall, among all voters, 41% see themselves as moderate, 33% say conservative, and 26% liberal.

During the month of August, ScottRasmussen.com interviewed 31,039 Registered Voters. This large sample allows for a more detailed analysis than typical surveys of approximately 1,000 voters each.

Posted in Deeper Currents

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