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National survey shows attitudes about politics and policy vary among racial groups


UCLA NEWROOM COVERAGE (link here) UCLA-led national survey shows attitudes about politics and policy vary among racial groups Jessica Wolf | October 5, 2021 From the pandemic to voting rights to the 2020 presidential election, Americans’ attitudes about politics and policy vary broadly depending on race and ethnicity, according to the results of a massive collaborative survey led by UCLA political science professors Lorrie Frasure and Matt Barreto. Nearly 15,000 Black, white, Latino and Asian people responded to the 2020 Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey, which was offered in English, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Korean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Urdu, Farsi and Haitian Creole. The sample included…

2018 CMPS Summer Research and Planning Workshop


We welcomed a diverse and inter-generational group of about 100 scholars to UCLA for our 2-day Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey (CMPS) Summer Research Workshop and Planning Meeting.  This Workshop was held at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, August 8-10, 2018. This Workshop provided CMPS users with an outlet to present their research to a broad group of researchers both inside and outside of academia. Workshop events ranged from research presentations as well as planning and brainstorming sessions as we gear up for the CMPS 2020. Presentations featured cross-racial comparative data analysis, from a diverse and inter-generational group of CMPS users from across the…

Scholars dig into nationwide survey of post-election data at conference


by Stan Paul The assembled scholars listened intently, readying their critiques as a stream of researchers from universities large and small took the podium. Over two days, findings from a landmark shared survey effort focusing on the 2016 U.S. elections were presented, and then colleagues from across the nation congratulated and cajoled, concurred and challenged — sometimes forcefully. And that was the point of it. The spirited gathering on Aug. 3–4, in a large lecture hall at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs brought together academic peers from across the United States whose findings were all derived from the…

UCLA leads nationwide, multiracial survey of attitudes about politics and policy


Initial findings from a UCLA-led nationwide survey of more than 10,000 adults reveal some of the differences and similarities among whites, blacks, Latinos and Asians when it comes to the White House agenda on immigration, taxes and health care reform. Survey results showed significant differences in support toward both improving the Affordable Care Act and federal spending on Medicare, Medicaid and health services. Majorities from all groups — 77 percent of black respondents, 70 percent of Latinos, 68 percent of Asian respondents and 54 percent of white respondents — said they think that Obamacare should be amended and improved, not…