VegNews Daily

New Poll Shows Democrats View Vegans Favorably

A polling company releases results detailing the contrasting views Democrats and Republicans have on food.

North Carolina-based polling company Public Policy Polling recently released the results for the organization’s first nation-wide questionnaire on food. Conducted over the phone, the company interviewed 500 registered US voters over the course of four days. Among the nearly 33 pages of responses was the result that Democrats viewed vegans in a positive light: 48 percent versus 22 percent, while Republicans thought of plant-based living negatively. Political parties aside, 13 percent of the folks surveyed considered themselves veg––with six percent claiming vegetarianism and seven percent of the 13 declaring veganism. Of the 500 participants, overall, 49 percent viewed vegetarians favorably while 38 percent viewed vegans positively.

 Comments

Anti-Dairy Campaign Debuts on Public Transit System

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition unveils anti-dairy campaign across Northern California transportation network.
Read More »

WhiteWave Foods Buys So Delicious Dairy Free

Oregon-based vegan company acquired by makers of Silk-branded products.
Read More »

All-star Vegan Cruise to Sail This Fall to the Caribbean

Vegan chefs and personalities host the first-ever Vegan Vacation at Sea.
Read More »

New York Named Most Vegan-Friendly City in America

According to PETA, there is no place better for meat-free dining.
Read More »

Annual DC VegFest To Take Place This Saturday

Hosted by Compassion Over Killing, DC’s vegetarian festival to draw 15,000 attendees.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »