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Figure 5

From: The great divide: drivers of polarization in the US public

Figure 5

Polarization in the U.S. politically-engaged public in comparison with our model. For the U.S. politically engaged public, we show the ideology distributions for Democrats (blue disks) and Republicans (red disks). The dataset is based on a survey conducted by Pew Research Center (see [6] for details). We initialized our model (grey solid lines) with the data of 1994 and only modified the distributions according to a transition probability rescaling as described by Eqs. (10) and (11)

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