According to a recently released Gallup poll, only one in four Americans has interacted electronically with elected officials, campaigns, or other political groups.
Nationwide Democrats are modestly more likely to report receiving electronic communications from elected officials, candidates, political parties, or advocacy groups. Republicans are slightly more likely to report liking, retweeting, or sharing political content or posting political opinions online.
Here’s a look at the numbers:
As Gallup notes, none of these differences by political party are especially large.
While Republicans are a little more likely than Democrats to report using a smartphone or tablet on a daily basis, Republicans and Democrats are equally likely to be heavy mobile users.