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Only Six Percent Of Scientists Are Republicans: Pew Poll April 20, 2013

Posted by sandyclaus in Politics.
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A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that the GOP is alienating scientists to a startling degree.

Only six percent of America’s scientists identify themselves as Republicans; fifty-five percent call themselves Democrats. By comparison, 23 percent of the overall public considers itself Republican, while 35 percent say they’re Democrats.

via Only Six Percent Of Scientists Are Republicans: Pew Poll.

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1. Invisible Mikey - April 20, 2013

That would leave 41% who don’t trust either side 🙂

If you don’t believe in evolution or climate change, and all medical procedures and treatments have to pass political loyalty tests first, I can understand how that might alienate scientists.


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