Monday, October 26, 2009
Only 20% of Americans consider themselves far left liberals like Barack Obama
New Gallup Poll Finds 40% of America Conservative– 20% Liberal
by Lydia Saad | Monday, October 26, 2009, 5:14 AM | Gallup
PRINCETON, NJ -- Conservatives continue to outnumber moderates and liberals in the American populace in 2009, confirming a finding that Gallup first noted in June. Forty percent of Americans describe their political views as conservative, 36% as moderate, and 20% as liberal. This marks a shift from 2005 through 2008, when moderates were tied with conservatives as the most prevalent group.