Ubiquitous politics

Americans can’t avoid learning about the presidential election

The 2016 presidential election is nearly inescapable, a recent poll conducted by Pew Research Center illuminates. More than 90 percent of 3,760 U.S. adults who responded to the survey, conducted Jan. 18-27, said they’d learned something about the election in the past week. How they prefer to learn about it is another matter. Here is a breakdown by percentage of the types of media that respondents said were most helpful: