Is it any wonder that Democratic and Republican identification is near historical lows? Americans on both sides of the aisle are disenfranchised with Washington establishment. Who have become more of an elitist culture than a force of public servants.

Citizens are fed up with our country’s leadership, or lack there of in this instance. That is why Trump continues to dominate Republican polls.

According to Jeffrey M. Jones of Gallup;

  • 42% identify as independents, 29% as Democrats, 26% as Republicans
  • Independent identification at least 40% for fifth consecutive year
  • Democrats maintain edge over GOP in party identification and leaning