Coronavirus
  1. Due to sample size limitations, we analyzed parents who are Black, Hispanic, Asian, other races, or mixed race as a group (referred to as “parents of color”) compared to their White counterparts. We recognize these groups all have unique experiences; however, the sample size of the poll does not provide sufficient numbers of parents in each of these individual racial/ethnic groups to break out separately.

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  2. States were categorized as coronavirus hotspots based on data available from KFF’s COVID-19 Metrics By States on July 20th, 2020 and qualified as a hotspot if cases had increased by 5% of more in the past 14 days and the positivity rate (14-day rolling average) was 10% or greater or if the positivity rate had increased by more than 1 percentage point in the past 14 days.

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Politics
  1. Using the Cook Political Report’s 2020 Electoral College Ratings, the category of voters living in states and districts classified as “Toss-up”, “Lean Democrat”, and “Lean Republican” are analyzed as Electoral College voters. Voters in this category live in Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska 2nd CD, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maine 2nd CD, North Carolina, Iowa, Ohio and Texas, constituting 195 volatile electoral votes.

     

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