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Political Typology Quiz

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I took the test, and it told me I am a:

Core Conservative
17
14%
Country First Conservative
14
11%
Market Skeptic Republican
9
7%
New Era Enterpriser
10
8%
Devout and Diverse(r)
2
2%
Disaffected Democrat
14
11%
Opportunity Democrat
24
19%
Solid Liberal
34
27%
 
Total votes : 124

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Improved werpland
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Political Typology Quiz

Postby Improved werpland » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:02 pm

The quiz which was previously the subject of many threads here, has been updated: http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/

Along with a study as well: http://www.people-press.org/2017/10/24/political-typology-reveals-deep-fissures-on-the-right-and-left/

I am an "Opportunity Democrat" apparently.

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Moralistic Democracy

Postby Genivaria » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:15 pm

Democratic-leaning and financially comfortable, Opportunity Democrats have liberal attitudes on most issues including the environment, immigration and homosexuality. They stand out from other Democratic groups in their strong belief that hard work is enough for most people to get ahead and for being somewhat less likely to see structural barriers facing blacks and women. They are supportive of U.S. engagement abroad and involvement in global markets.

.....what the shit?
Yeah this 'quiz' is a dud.
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Postby USS Monitor » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:54 pm

Got "disaffected Democrat"

This majority-minority group mostly identifies as Democratic or leans toward the Democratic Party. Disaffected Democrats strongly believe the economic system unfairly favors powerful interests and that business corporations make too much profit. Relatively few believe their family has achieved the American Dream, and 24% believe it is out of reach for their family. Most say the government should do more to help the needy and that poor people have hard lives because government benefits do not go far enough to help them live decently. In contrast to other Democratic-oriented groups, a majority (63%) characterizes government as “almost always wasteful and inefficient.”
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Tyrassueb » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:58 pm

Solid Liberal

Highly educated and politically engaged, Solid Liberals hold consistently liberal values. They back a robust role for government and are strong advocates of the social safety net. Large majorities view the current economic system as unfair and see economic inequality as a major problem. They take broadly positive views of immigrants, and fully 99% think being open to people from around the world is an essential part of the nation’s identity. Most say more needs to be done to address both racial discrimination and obstacles to women’s achievement. They support same-sex marriage and believe homosexuality should be accepted by society. Solid Liberals are the most Democratic of all typology groups: nearly two-thirds (64%) identify as Democrats, another 35% lean toward the Democratic Party.
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New York Times Democracy

Postby Pilarcraft » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:02 pm

Solid Liberals
Highly educated and politically engaged, Solid Liberals hold consistently liberal values. They back a robust role for government and are strong advocates of the social safety net. Large majorities view the current economic system as unfair and see economic inequality as a major problem. They take broadly positive views of immigrants, and fully 99% think being open to people from around the world is an essential part of the nation’s identity. Most say more needs to be done to address both racial discrimination and obstacles to women’s achievement. They support same-sex marriage and believe homosexuality should be accepted by society. Solid Liberals are the most Democratic of all typology groups: nearly two-thirds (64%) identify as Democrats, another 35% lean toward the Democratic Party.

huh.
this doesn't sound like me lmao
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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:04 pm

"Country-first conservative"

This largely Republican group is highly critical of immigration and U.S. global involvement. Country First Conservatives are most likely to describe immigrants as a burden on the country and to say that too much openness threatens American identity. More than any other group, they say that America should act in its own interest even when its foreign allies disagree. Like Core Conservatives, they prefer a smaller government with fewer services, and most think that government is wasteful and inefficient. Country First Conservatives are conservative on social issues and are the only typology group in which a majority says homosexuality should be discouraged by society.
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Postby Naifon » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:06 pm

Solid Liberal.
Highly educated and politically engaged, Solid Liberals hold consistently liberal values. They back a robust role for government and are strong advocates of the social safety net. Large majorities view the current economic system as unfair and see economic inequality as a major problem. They take broadly positive views of immigrants, and fully 99% think being open to people from around the world is an essential part of the nation’s identity. Most say more needs to be done to address both racial discrimination and obstacles to women’s achievement. They support same-sex marriage and believe homosexuality should be accepted by society. Solid Liberals are the most Democratic of all typology groups: nearly two-thirds (64%) identify as Democrats, another 35% lean toward the Democratic Party.

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Left-Leaning College State

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Postby Kash Island » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:19 pm

Market Skeptic Republican
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Father Knows Best State

Postby Rusozak » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:35 pm

USS Monitor wrote:Got "disaffected Democrat"

This majority-minority group mostly identifies as Democratic or leans toward the Democratic Party. Disaffected Democrats strongly believe the economic system unfairly favors powerful interests and that business corporations make too much profit. Relatively few believe their family has achieved the American Dream, and 24% believe it is out of reach for their family. Most say the government should do more to help the needy and that poor people have hard lives because government benefits do not go far enough to help them live decently. In contrast to other Democratic-oriented groups, a majority (63%) characterizes government as “almost always wasteful and inefficient.”


I got that too. What would that be, like a left-leaning centralist?
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Ex-Nation

Postby Methodological Individualism » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:40 pm

Genivaria wrote:Yeah this 'quiz' is a dud.


Don't be silly. Everyone knows phenomena are obligated to change themselves so as to match the presupposed model.

Chop-chop!

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Postby Kash Island » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:50 pm

I would take this with a BIG grain of salt, ive taken all kinds of tests with all kinds of results. and this one seems very watered down as either your a super liberal or hyper conservative, you don't much choices.
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Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Nouveau Yathrib » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:12 pm

I got Opportunity Democrat, which is a bit ironic because within my RL social network I'm perceived as being more supportive of 3rd wave feminism, BLM, and other "identity politics" movements than is prudent. Previous poll results

"Democratic-leaning and financially comfortable, Opportunity Democrats have liberal attitudes on most issues including the environment, immigration and homosexuality. They stand out from other Democratic groups in their strong belief that hard work is enough for most people to get ahead and for being somewhat less likely to see structural barriers facing blacks and women. They are supportive of U.S. engagement abroad and involvement in global markets."


"Highly educated and politically engaged, Solid Liberals hold consistently liberal values. They back a robust role for government and are strong advocates of the social safety net. Large majorities view the current economic system as unfair and see economic inequality as a major problem. They take broadly positive views of immigrants, and fully 99% think being open to people from around the world is an essential part of the nation’s identity. Most say more needs to be done to address both racial discrimination and obstacles to women’s achievement. They support same-sex marriage and believe homosexuality should be accepted by society. Solid Liberals are the most Democratic of all typology groups: nearly two-thirds (64%) identify as Democrats, another 35% lean toward the Democratic Party."
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Left-Leaning College State

Postby Trotskylvania » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:33 pm

I'm one hundred percent certain I'm not the target audience for that quiz, going by the categories.

Not that I'm really that keen about being categorized by some online sorting hat to begin with.
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Postby Nulla Bellum » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:39 pm

I got "core conservative." No way. That's way too far left for me. This quiz sucks.

Better quiz: https://spekr.org
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Postby Minzerland II » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:51 pm

Apparently I best fit 'Market Skeptic Republicans'.

Critical of many major institutions and government, Market Skeptic Republicans mostly identify with, or lean toward, the GOP. They stand out from other Republican-oriented groups in their negative views of the economic system: An overwhelming majority say it “unfairly favors powerful interests.” Most also say businesses make too much profit, and they are the most likely Republican-leaning group to want to raise taxes on corporations (55%). They are similar to other GOP-leaning groups in their skepticism about the social safety net.
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Anarchy

Postby Narland » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:22 am

I currently live in a one a one party county of a a one party state of the same party. In order to get anything political done one must vote GOP or Republican whether one identifies with it or not. When I lived in a county where that was reversed, one had to work within and vote Democrat to get anything done (at the local and County level.) Where I currently live (Idaho) I am considered a "Core Conservative." Had I taken this test when living in Illinois I would be a "Enterprising New Dealer."

This test does not correlate well. I do not get along with "Core Conservatives." as they see me as too radical. I do not play well with those who think that one can pursue happiness (earn a decent livelihood) under arbitrary New Deal constrictions.

It seems this test fails to correctly discern a deep divide between those who are and support the Antidisestablishmentarians and those (many of both parties) desire to rid this country of the harm done by entrenched politics. The other trans-partisan divide it fails to distinguish are those who are believe in free enterprise and open markets but despise corporatism and current coercion of personal enterprise and domestic (as home/cottage) industry into corporate interests or face fines and criminal liability under colour of authority. I would be very interested in taking a test by one of these major polling companies that does so.
Nulla Bellum wrote:I got "core conservative." No way. That's way too far left for me. This quiz sucks.

Better quiz: https://spekr.org

That quiz I got Minarchist (Economic 100.Political -83). Technically I am more of a Anarcho-Capitalist, but it is more apt than either results of the PTQ.
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Constitutional Technocracy of Minecraft » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:32 am

Solid Liberal. Or what happens when a liberal European (btw I'm British) takes the test (I'm keeping a neutral perspective on US nationalism)

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Postby Alizeria » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:32 am

I got "Country First Conservative" but to be honest the description for "Market Sceptic Republican" sounded much more like what I believe.
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Constitutional Technocracy of Minecraft » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:45 am

Nulla Bellum wrote:I got "core conservative." No way. That's way too far left for me. This quiz sucks.

Better quiz: https://spekr.org

I took that quiz and I got "Libertarian Socialism"

Edit: The quiz is right that I support a level of direct democracy.
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby The Greater Ohio Valley » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:45 am

I got “Solid Liberal”. I’d say that’s pretty much correct, more or less.
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Postby The blAAtschApen » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 am

I started the quiz and then quit at the first question
I qualify as disappointed in American politics.

Either that or I cannot answer the first one :p why should I have an opinion on poverty in the USA, not my problem after all.
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Bakery Hill » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:48 am

Disaffected Democrat. Makes sense I suppose.
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Arthropol » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:55 am

I got 'Solid Liberal.' I guess that's the furthest left Americans go. I currently identify myself as a Democratic Socialist. more info about me can be found here- https://www.nationstates.net/nation=art ... /id=893885
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