Pew Research Center Political Typology Quiz

What group were you placed in?

  • Staunch Conservative

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Main Street Republican

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Libertarian

    Votes: 6 66.7%
  • Disaffected

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Post-Modern

    Votes: 1 11.1%
  • New Coalition Democrat

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Hard-Pressed Democrat

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Solid Liberal

    Votes: 2 22.2%
  • Bystander

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    9
Aug 2006
4,676
260
Valley of the Sun
This is probably the only typology quiz that has ever caught my interest. I spent some time looking at the statistics of the various groups, very interesting.

Where Do You Fit? 2011 Pew Research Political Typology Quiz | Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Mine shouldn't be too much of a shock.

Libertarians

9% of the public
[h=5]What They Believe[/h]
  • Economically very conservative but moderate to liberal on social issues
  • Highly critical of government
  • Strongly pro-business
  • Accepting of homosexuality
  • Less religious than the average American
  • Moderate views about immigrants compared to other GOP-oriented groups
[h=5]Who They Are[/h]
  • Strong Republican-orientation, though a majority identify as independents
  • Affluent: 39% have incomes of $75,000 or more
  • Two-thirds are male
  • 85% are non-Hispanic whites
  • About seven-in-ten (71%) have attended college
  • About half as likely as the two strongest GOP groups to attend church weekly
  • 56% use social networking sites
  • 36% trade stocks
 
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One

Former Staff
Dec 2006
12,495
11,702
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Post-Moderns

13% of the public

What They Believe
•Generally supportive of government, though more conservative on race policies and the safety net
•Strongly supportive of regulation and environmental protection
•Most (56%) say Wall Street helps the economy more than it hurts
•Very liberal on social issues, including same-sex marriage
•One of the least religious groups: nearly a third are unaffiliated with any religious tradition
•Favor the use of diplomacy rather than force

Who They Are
•The youngest of the typology groups: 32% under age 30
•A majority are non-Hispanic white and have at least some college experience
•Half live in either the Northeast or the West
•A majority (58%) live in the suburbs
•63% use social networking
•One-in-five regularly listen to NPR; 14% regularly watch The Daily Show
 

Seraphima

Former Staff
Aug 2010
8,278
2,931
I know, I know... I'm not an American.

Solid Liberals
14% of the public

What They Believe
•Strongly pro-government and very liberal on a broad range of issues
•Very supportive of regulation, environmental protection and government assistance to the poor
•One of the most secular groups; 59% say that religion is not that important to them
•Supportive of the country's growing racial and ethnic diversity
•Two-thirds disagree with the Tea Party

Who They Are
•Highly politically engaged
•75% are Democrats
•Concentrated in the Northeast and West
•57% are female
•Best educated of the groups: 49% hold at least a bachelor's degree and 27% have post-graduate experience
•A third regularly listen to NPR, about two-in-ten regularly watch The Daily Show and read The New York Times
•59% have a passport
•42% regularly buy organic foods
•21% are first or second generation Americans
 

michaelr

Former Staff
Dec 2006
89,668
6,643
FEMA Region 10
It's whack. It has two extreme points of view. No thanks.
 

jackalope

Former Staff
Jan 2010
51,139
17,672
Maine
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Solid Liberals
14% of the public

What They Believe
•Strongly pro-government and very liberal on a broad range of issues
•Very supportive of regulation, environmental protection and government assistance to the poor
•One of the most secular groups; 59% say that religion is not that important to them
•Supportive of the country's growing racial and ethnic diversity
•Two-thirds disagree with the Tea Party

Who They Are
•Highly politically engaged
•75% are Democrats
•Concentrated in the Northeast and West
•57% are female
•Best educated of the groups: 49% hold at least a bachelor's degree and 27% have post-graduate experience
•A third regularly listen to NPR, about two-in-ten regularly watch The Daily Show and read The New York Times
•59% have a passport
•42% regularly buy organic foods
•21% are first or second generation Americans

Solid Liberal
 

michaelr

Former Staff
Dec 2006
89,668
6,643
FEMA Region 10
Based on your responses, YOU are a…
Libertarian
What They Believe
•Economically very conservative but moderate to liberal on social issues
•Highly critical of government
•Strongly pro-business
•Accepting of homosexuality
•Less religious than the average American
•Moderate views about immigrants compared to other GOP-oriented groups
Who They Are
•Strong Republican-orientation, though a majority identify as independents
•Affluent: 39% have incomes of $75,000 or more
•Two-thirds are male
•85% are non-Hispanic whites
•About seven-in-ten (71%) have attended college
•About half as likely as the two strongest GOP groups to attend church weekly
•56% use social networking sites
•36% trade stocks
 
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