Local Government Addresses or Ignores Needs of Local Residents (October 2017)

Local Government Addresses or Ignores Needs of Local Residents (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR47%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents39%
Don't know13%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR50%35%49%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents37%52%39%
Don't know13%13%12%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR57%42%52%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents34%40%36%
Don't know9%17%12%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR50%54%44%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents38%34%43%
Don't know11%13%13%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR53%44%46%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents37%39%41%
Don't know10%17%13%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR55%52%52%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents36%35%40%
Don't know9%13%8%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR42%47%48%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents45%39%40%
Don't know13%15%12%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR53%54%38%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents36%36%54%
Don't know11%10%8%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR49%49%45%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents40%33%40%
Don't know11%19%15%

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categoryMaleFemale
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR48%47%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents42%37%
Don't know10%16%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR46%48%49%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents38%41%37%
Don't know16%11%14%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR47%40%49%53%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents35%40%41%40%
Don't know18%20%10%8%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR37%41%42%55%55%50%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents33%43%44%35%36%35%
Don't know29%15%14%10%9%15%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR47%46%50%49%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents40%40%34%39%
Don't know12%14%16%12%

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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
Mostly addresses the needs of local residents OR45%47%51%
Mostly ignores the needs of local residents41%39%39%
Don't know14%13%10%

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