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Many Americans have blind spots when it comes to how well they know recent controversial policies, and Democrats are in the dark more than Republicans, according to a new comprehensive survey of voters by NORC at the University of Chicago.
Still, he said, voters are making conscious decisions in elections, and that should not be ignored.
"There is the simple fact that the voters choose one side rather than the other, and that changes the possibilities for what can be done and what can't be done," he said. "The mandate may not be around particular policies, but people have chosen particular people, and they haven't done so blindly. There's a logic behind the choices that people make."