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news.gallup.com/poll/15370/party-affiliation.aspx

Forty-two percent of Americans identify politically as independents, the seventh year in the last eight that at least 40% have done so. More continue to identify as Democrats than as Republicans.

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/05/5-facts-about...

The share of independents in the U.S. stands at its highest point in more than 75 years of public opinion polling. However, a substantial majority of them have not fully declared their independence from the two major parties, with most saying they “lean” toward one or the other.

www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/08/29/the-number...

The 1.5 million Democrats now make up 33.2 percent of voters on the rolls. That percentage hasn’t been this low since 1960, when Democrat Foster Furcolo was governor and his fellow party members ...

news.gallup.com/poll/166763/record-high-americans-identify...

Americans' increasing shift to independent status has come more at the expense of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. Republican identification peaked at 34% in 2004, the year George W. Bush won a second term in office. Since then, it has fallen nine percentage points, with most of that decline coming during Bush's troubled second term.

elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/ror/15day-stwddirprim-2018/...

• The percentage of voters who have no party preference increased from 21.2% to 25.5%. • The percentage of voters registered with a qualified political party decreased from 76.3% to 73.7%. • The percentage of voters registered with the Democratic Party increasedfrom 43.4% to 44.4%.

news.gallup.com/.../new-record-political-independents.aspx

Since 2008, the percentage of political independents -- those who identify as such before their leanings to the two major parties are taken into account -- has steadily climbed from 35% to the current 43%, exceeding 40% each of the last four years. Prior to 2011, the high in independent identification was 39% in 1995 and 1999.

www.thenation.com/article/what-everyone-gets-wrong-about...

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Independent Voters ... A larger percentage of American voters identify as independents ... People in Denmark Are a Lot Happier Than People in the United States. Here ...

www.people-press.org/2018/03/20/1-trends-in-party...

Wide Gender Gap, Growing Educational Divide in Voters’ Party Identification 1. Trends in party affiliation among demographic groups. The balance of partisan affiliation – and the combined measure of partisan identification and leaning – has not changed substantially over the past two decades.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_party_strength_in_U.S._states

Political party strength in U.S. states refers to the level of representation of the various political parties of the U.S. in each statewide elective office providing legislators to the state and to the U.S. Congress and electing the executives at the state (U.S. state governor) and national (U.S. President) level.

ivn.us/2018/01/31/72-percent-independents-approved-trumps...

The poll is of people who watched the speech and didn’t survey the general voting population. As is the case with most political speeches, more voters who identify with the party or political views of the president watched. CBS News found that 42% of viewers were Republicans, 25% were Democrats, and a third (33%) were independent.