Nov 30, 2012

How many American libertarian voters are there?

David Boaz, the executive vice president of the Cato Institute, explains how various pollsters come to differing conclusions on the percentage of American voters with libertarian-leaning sympathies.

Boaz also shares how he, David Kirby, and Emily Ekins came to the estimation that 15-18% of the population could be described as “libertarian voters” in their new e-book, The Libertarian Vote: Swing Voters, Tea Parties, and the Fiscally Conservative, Socially Liberal Center, which is available here:

Produced by Evan Banks and Aaron Powell.