Las Vegas Sun - Graphic : Independents Chart

September 23, 2017

Currently: 66° — Complete forecast

Chart shows party identification for Americans by yearly averages of polling; 1988-2013; a record high of 42 percent identified as political independents in 2013, and a record low of 25 percent identified as Republicans.

David Lightman / McClatchy Washington Bureau

Chart shows party identification for Americans by yearly averages of polling; 1988-2013; a record high of 42 percent identified as political independents in 2013, and a record low of 25 percent identified as Republicans.