Record-High 42% of Americans Identify as Independents
This is from Gallup.
Based on more than 18,000 interviews in 2013.
Fourth Quarter Surge in Independence
The percentage of Americans identifying as independents grew over the course of 2013, surging to 46% in the fourth quarter. That coincided with the partial government shutdown in October and the problematic rollout of major provisions of the healthcare law, commonly known as “Obamacare.”