Direction of the Country (February 2017)

Direction of the Country (February 2017)

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categorycolumn-1
Right direction39%
Wrong track49%
Don't know12%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Right direction10%30%68%
Wrong track82%54%19%
Don't know8%15%13%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Right direction70%53%77%
Wrong track20%26%13%
Don't know11%20%10%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Right direction8%14%9%
Wrong track89%78%80%
Don't know3%8%11%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Right direction7%26%65%
Wrong track88%59%22%
Don't know5%14%13%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Right direction45%67%73%
Wrong track38%20%17%
Don't know16%13%10%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Right direction6%6%9%
Wrong track89%88%87%
Don't know5%6%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Right direction9%68%77%
Wrong track84%18%14%
Don't know7%14%8%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Right direction49%18%24%
Wrong track40%69%61%
Don't know10%13%15%

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categoryMaleFemale
Right direction42%36%
Wrong track46%53%
Don't know12%11%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Right direction32%41%46%
Wrong track58%48%39%
Don't know11%11%15%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Right direction31%29%42%56%
Wrong track56%56%47%38%
Don't know13%15%11%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Right direction28%41%41%35%41%35%
Wrong track45%43%50%53%52%60%
Don't know27%16%9%13%7%6%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Right direction46%42%33%20%
Wrong track42%42%58%74%
Don't know12%16%9%6%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Right direction46%45%23%
Wrong track38%45%72%
Don't know15%10%5%

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