Thursday, September 9, 2010

Conservatives Finish 2009 As No. 1 Ideological Group

The increased conservatism that Gallup first identified among Americans last June persisted throughout the year, so that the final year-end political ideology figures confirm Gallup's initial reporting: conservatives (40%) outnumbered both moderates (36%) and liberals (21%) across the nation in 2009.

More broadly, the percentage of Americans calling themselves either conservative or liberal has increased over the last decade, while the percentage of moderates has declined.

Read more on Gallup for the full article and all the polls and charts to back up what they have reported.

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