According to the entries published on NBC News’ Election Confessions site, voters are switching between long-held parties, feeling anxious, running into conflicts with their families, and more.
NBC News gathered confessions written this election season and came up with seven types of voters. Do one of these describe you? Share your confessions on Election Confessions.
The lone wolf voter
The lone wolf voters are voting differently than their friends and are even cutting ties in the process of supporting their chosen candidate.
The lifelong Republican voting for Joe Biden
There are some of these: Voters who had been used to casting their ballots for Republican candidates and are now switching sides.
The lifelong Democrat voting Trump
There are some of these, too: Voters used to voting Democratic who are now supporting President Donald Trump.
The Biden’s-not-my-pick-but-I’m-voting-for-him types
This voter may not have wanted Biden to win the Democratic nomination, but here we are.
The scared and anxious voter
Election stress disorder is a thing. Even if your fear and anxiety don’t rise to the level of this disorder, it’s still real.
The hopeful voter
Not everyone is feeling doom and gloom this election season. These voters are holding out hope and are optimistic about the outcomes.
The I-don’t-like-either-of-them voter
These voters write that they wish another candidate was running.
See the rest of the confessions at Election Confessions.