As per Stress in America Survey: US Presidential Election 2016
52 percent of all Americans say that the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress in their lives.
Those who and the election to be a source of stress have a significantly higher overall stress level than those who don’t and the election stressful.
ELECTION STRESS IS BIPARTISAN
Republicans and Democrats are statistically equally likely to cite the election as a significant source of stress. In addition, 46 percent of Independents say the same.
SOCIAL MEDIA CAN CAUSE ELECTION-RELATED STRESS
38 percent say that political and cultural discussions on social media cause them stress.
ALL RACES AND ETHNICITIES STRUGGLE WITH ELECTION-RELATED STRESS
56% Hispanics; 52% Whites; 52% Native Americans; 46% Black; 43% Asian