Yeas and Nays Santa goes political December 12, 2012 | 12:02 pm | Modified: December 12, 2012 at 12:05 pm Leave a comment 44 percent: Number of people surveyed who think Santa Claus is a Democrat, according to a new poll from Public Policy Polling. Only 28 percent of the respondents feel Santa is Republican. (h/t Politico) Sign Up for the Yeas & Nays newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Yeas & Nays newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Yeas & Nays newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.