Local Government Careful or Careless with Tax Dollars (October 2017)

Local Government Careful or Careless with Tax Dollars (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR42%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars41%
Don't know17%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR43%28%45%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars40%52%39%
Don't know17%20%16%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR49%39%41%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars33%41%44%
Don't know18%20%15%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR38%54%42%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars49%28%40%
Don't know13%17%17%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR44%42%40%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars40%38%43%
Don't know16%20%17%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR48%40%45%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars32%45%41%
Don't know20%16%14%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR39%38%43%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars44%44%42%
Don't know17%18%15%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR47%51%34%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars39%34%60%
Don't know14%15%7%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR45%45%34%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars39%36%46%
Don't know16%19%19%

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categoryMaleFemale
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR44%39%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars42%40%
Don't know13%21%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR41%40%47%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars40%45%33%
Don't know19%15%20%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR40%37%42%48%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars41%37%44%40%
Don't know19%26%14%12%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR30%38%33%52%49%45%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars35%46%48%36%35%37%
Don't know35%17%19%12%17%18%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR45%40%40%38%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars39%43%41%42%
Don't know16%17%19%20%

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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 careful with people's tax dollars OR42%41%44%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars40%42%41%
Don't know18%17%15%

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