2021 National Cancel Culture Poll

Voters Are Worried About Cancel Culture

Publication date: July 2, 2021
Written by: Dan Reynolds

Seventy-seven percent of all voters are very or somewhat worried about cancel culture. Although 71 percent of Democrats are concerned about cancel culture, a majority of voters think Democrats engage in cancel culture more often than Republicans or Independents. Almost half of Democrat voters—49 percent—want people held accountable for what they say for 10 years or the rest of their lives. Fortunately, 76 percent of all voters, including 73 percent of Democrat voters, think doxing should be illegal.

The most persuasive messages illustrate the harm this culture has on children:


Cancel culture is a form of bullying.


It is driving a wedge in America between Republicans and Democrats.


Former Presidents Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson were removed as San Francisco school names.


It keeps children from learning how to engage in healthy debate.

TOPIC(S): Cancel Culture