Cluster 1: Party-Aligned Progressives


WHO ARE THEY?

This group is older, more highly educated, and most likely to vote. They have an above average number of women and are least likely to be religious.

VALUES AND BELIEFS

This grouping is the most liberal of the eight clusters, as responses rarely strayed from left- leaning values. Party-Aligned Progressives are most supportive of government policies and environmental protections. They favor imposing political campaign limits and acknowledging white supremacy.

SAMPLE MAKEUP

Party-Aligned Progressives hold a dominant 23% (or 604/2610) of the sample. This group is likely what gives Oregon its blue cultural hue. For the purposes of scoring on the -3/+3 typology scale, Party-Aligned Progressives score a strong -2.3.