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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Blue Yale

Yale Alumni Magazine reports:
There was a time in the twentieth century when the term “Yale Republican” was almost redundant. But in recent years, Old Blues have gotten, well, bluer. In the Yale Alumni Magazine’s most recent survey of randomly selected alumni, in the summer of 2014, about 63 percent of respondents identified themselves as Democrats, up from 53 percent in 2006. A Gallup poll from the same period in 2014 indicates that 31 percent of Americans considered themselves Democrats, 40 percent independents, and 26 percent Republicans.

Chart: Mark Zurolo ’01MFA. Source: Research USA Survey.