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Gallup Decade in Review: 2010-2019
Gallup findings over the past decade reveal that the years from 2010 to 2019 encompassed some revolutionary changes in public opinion.
In U.S., Support for Tea Party Drops to New Low
Support for the Tea Party has dropped to a new low of 17%, two points less than the previous low recorded last November. Opposition also dropped slightly, such that the majority of Americans, 54%, now say they neither support nor oppose the ...
Tea Party Republicans Highly Motivated to Vote in Midterms
Republicans who support the Tea Party remain more engaged in this year's election process and are much more motivated than non-Tea Party Republicans and other Americans.
Tea Party Support Holds at 24%
One in four Americans now support the Tea Party, a proportion that is down from the last midterm elections, in 2010. Most Tea Party supporters are Republicans, and within the GOP, supporters are largely ideologically conservative.
Four Years in, GOP Support for Tea Party Down to 41%
About four in 10 Republicans classify themselves as Tea Party supporters, while 11% are opponents and 48% are neither. This is a significant drop in support compared with 2010, when 61% of Republicans were supporters of the Tea Party.
Many Americans View Congressional Leaders Negatively
Congressional leaders continue to receive low marks from Americans. Republican Tea Party supporters express higher favorability of Republican leaders than non-Tea Party supporters.
Boehner Image Slightly Better After Resignation Announcement
John Boehner's poor image has improved slightly since he announced his resignation as speaker of the House. Most Americans do not believe a new speaker will help the Republican Party be more successful in passing legislation it favors.
Tea Party Support Dwindles to Near-Record Low
Twenty-two percent of U.S. adult describe themselves as supporters of the Tea Party movement. This is down 10 points from the height of the Tea Party movement in 2010, and roughly matches the record low 21% found in late 2011.
The Trend Line: Support for Tea Party Continues to Decline
After reaching its peak in 2010, Americans' support for the Tea Party declined to 22%, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.