Political Affiliation (image) University of Wisconsin-Madison Share Print E-Mail Caption Members of different political parties have generally reported similar confidence in scientific leaders over the last 45 years. While Republicans and independents resembled the general public in their confidence in science in 2018, above average numbers of Democrats reported a great deal of confidence in the institution that year. Credit Image courtesy of Dominique Brossard Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.