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● 60 per­cent of U.S. work­ers have wit­nessed po­lit­i­cal dis­cus­sion in the work­place; 54 per­cent of con­ser­va­tives, 48 per­cent of mod­er­ates and 66 per­cent of lib­er­als agree.

● 31 per­cent have seen co­work­ers ar­gue over pol­i­tics; 30 per­cent of con­ser­va­tives, 28 per­cent of mod­er­ates and 40 per­cent of lib­er­als agree.

● 26 per­cent say po­lit­i­cal dis­cus­sions make them stressed; 21 per­cent of con­ser­va­tives, 22 per­cent of mod­er­ates and 38 per­cent of lib­er­als agree.

● 24 per­cent have avoided co­work­ers be­cause of their po­lit­i­cal views; 25 per­cent of con­ser­va­tives, 20 per­cent of mod­er­ates and 30 per­cent of lib­er­als agree.

● 15 per­cent have ar­gued with a co­worker them­selves; 13 per­cent of con­ser­va­tives, 14 per­cent of mod­er­ates and 21 per­cent of lib­er­als agree.

Source: An Amer­i­can Psy­cho­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion/Har­ris Poll of 1,311 em­ployed U.S. adults con­ducted Feb. 16-March 8 and re­leased Fri­day.

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