2020 Survey Results


The survey found misunderstandings about constitutional rights as well as confusion about topics involving American history and democracy that are in the forefront of the news today. Just over half (57%) knew that the 19th Amendment – which has been the subject of widespread news coverage because of this year’s 100th anniversary – guaranteed women the national right to vote. Nineteen percent incorrectly thought it guaranteed rights to all regardless of gender, and 3% believed it legalized same-sex marriage.

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