A FiveThirtyEight’s study was done via a SurveyMonkey Audience poll of 2,290 American NFL fans in early September.
On average, the average fan base was six percentage points higher for Democrats. Here’s more:
Here’s the breakdown of each fan base by party affiliation, according to our poll. Keep in mind that more Americans self-identify as Democrats than Republicans. In our poll, the average team’s fan base is made up of 6 percentage points more Democrats than Republicans. The key is to look at how each team’s fan base compares to the average.
On the whole, there isn’t anything too surprising here. Fans of six teams – the Titans, Bills, Jaguars, Cowboys, Texans and Buccaneers – swing Republican.