Rising concerns about American democracy

Our October 2017 survey results demonstrate rising concerns about American democracy over the past month. From September to October, ratings worsened on every dimension except civil violence. Further, democracy experts still see American political behavior in 2017 as firmly outside the norm for consolidated democracies. On average, experts rate a 12% chance of democratic breakdown in the U.S. within the next four years. 92% of respondents believe that democratic quality has declined over the last 10 years. CONT.

Michael K. Miller (GWU), Authoritarian Warning Survey