Division in America has grown since President Joe Biden was named the winner of the 2020 election. Rasmussen Reports released a new national phone and online survey that shows 60 percent of likely U.S. voters believe the country has become more divided since the election.
Just 13 percent said the country is more united than it was prior to the election. Twenty-four percent said the level of division is about the same.
Seventy-four percent believe social media sites like Facebook and Twitter tend to divide Americans. Eight percent said those sites help unite Americans.
Seventy-one percent of voters said Americans are less tolerant of each other’s political opinions than they were in the past. Eleven percent said Americans are more tolerant of political disagreement.
Twenty-four percent of Democrats said the country has become more united since the election — just eight percent of Republicans and five percent of unaffiliated voters agree. Seventy-five percent of Republicans and 68 percent of unaffiliated voters believe the country has become more divided since the election. Forty-one percent of Democrats agree.