More than three-quarters of U.S. votes believe their society is in decline, in accordance with a brand new ballot from the Trafalgar Group in conjunction with Convention of States Action.
Overall, 76.8% of respondents stated they believe “American society and culture are in a state of decay,” whereas lower than 10% stated the country’s society and culture are progressing. About 13% stated they weren’t certain.
Independent voters are extra intently align the views of GOP voters, in comparison with these of Democrat, relating to the culture and society query. While 85.9% of Republicans say the country’s culture lies in a state of decay, 81.8% of independents really feel the identical means.
Sixty-one % of Democrats additionally concur with that evaluation.
Only amongst Republicans does the next share of voters believe the nation is in a state of cultural decay than the share who’re not sure (10.9% vs. 7.3%,)
The president of Convention of States Action, Mark Meckler, says that the “horrific” numbers revealed in the ballot “go beyond politics to the heart of who we are as a nation and a people.”
“Americans have always been fueled by hope and optimism, and now are united in disgust … .It is the grassroots citizens of this great nation, everyday Americans fighting to return us to our foundations, who are going to get us back on course,” he additionally stated. “By permanently reigning in the federal government and restoring the balance of power between DC and the states to its original Constitutional design, we have an opportunity to change these numbers, now and for the future.”