Most Dems view Republicans as racist and sexist: poll
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A majority of Democrats believe Republicans are racist, bigoted and sexist, according to a new poll.

The Axios poll published Monday found that 61 percent of those who identified as Democrats responded that they think Republicans are "racist/bigoted/sexist," while 31 percent of Republicans surveyed said they feel the same way about Democrats.


Additionally, the poll found that 54 percent of Democrats surveyed said they see Republicans as "ignorant," 44 percent said they see them as "spiteful" and 21 percent said they think Republicans are "evil."

Of the Republicans surveyed, 49 percent said they think Democrats are "ignorant," 54 percent see Democrats as "spiteful" and 23 percent called Democrats "evil."

The poll also found that about a third of respondents said they would either be "extremely" or "somewhat" disappointed if a close family member married someone from the opposite political party.

Less than 5 percent of Democrats or Republicans surveyed viewed members of the opposing party as "fair," "thoughtful" or "kind," according to the poll.

The poll's results are based on online surveys of 3,700 adults from Oct. 30-Nov. 2, just before the Nov. 6 midterm elections. The poll has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.