U.S. Democratic Health in Stable Condition, According to New Democratic Virtues Index
In a current political environment that some view as divisive and extremely partisan, a new Democratic Virtues Index from the University of Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy examined the health of American democracy, and found the state of the country’s democratic health to be in stable condition.
Led by David Campbell, the Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy and political science department chair, the Virtues Index analyzed data from a national survey of 2,000 respondents designed and conducted by a team of 16 Notre Dame undergraduate students, with assistance from the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
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March 29, 2018