Local Government Favorability (February 2017)

Local Government Favorability (February 2017)

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Very favorable14%
Somewhat favorable33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable25%
Somewhat unfavorable15%
Very unfavorable9%
Don't know/no opinion4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Very favorable14%4%16%
Somewhat favorable31%30%36%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable30%21%21%
Somewhat unfavorable15%17%15%
Very unfavorable8%24%7%
Don't know/no opinion3%4%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Very favorable12%14%22%
Somewhat favorable35%40%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable21%20%21%
Somewhat unfavorable20%10%14%
Very unfavorable10%6%7%
Don't know/no opinion2%10%3%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very favorable12%7%18%
Somewhat favorable27%33%31%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable36%34%25%
Somewhat unfavorable20%16%12%
Very unfavorable3%6%11%
Don't know/no opinion2%4%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very favorable18%9%16%
Somewhat favorable34%33%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable22%30%22%
Somewhat unfavorable15%14%16%
Very unfavorable9%8%10%
Don't know/no opinion2%5%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very favorable9%12%24%
Somewhat favorable32%37%30%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable34%18%20%
Somewhat unfavorable13%20%13%
Very unfavorable6%12%9%
Don't know/no opinion6%1%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Very favorable21%21%11%
Somewhat favorable38%37%28%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%20%22%
Somewhat unfavorable11%9%25%
Very unfavorable5%10%11%
Don't know/no opinion1%3%2%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Very favorable15%19%10%
Somewhat favorable31%37%34%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable27%20%20%
Somewhat unfavorable15%14%21%
Very unfavorable10%6%14%
Don't know/no opinion1%4%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Very favorable15%12%12%
Somewhat favorable38%18%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable21%33%29%
Somewhat unfavorable15%16%13%
Very unfavorable9%19%7%
Don't know/no opinion3%2%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
Very favorable13%15%
Somewhat favorable34%32%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%27%
Somewhat unfavorable18%12%
Very unfavorable10%9%
Don't know/no opinion2%5%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Very favorable16%12%15%
Somewhat favorable31%35%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable24%26%23%
Somewhat unfavorable16%13%18%
Very unfavorable9%10%9%
Don't know/no opinion4%4%3%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Very favorable17%12%12%17%
Somewhat favorable31%33%34%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable28%27%23%23%
Somewhat unfavorable10%15%17%15%
Very unfavorable8%8%11%10%
Don't know/no opinion6%5%2%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Very favorable2%18%9%11%16%16%
Somewhat favorable29%27%36%38%34%40%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable30%28%23%26%24%17%
Somewhat unfavorable11%15%16%17%15%14%
Very unfavorable15%8%13%7%8%9%
Don't know/no opinion13%4%3%2%2%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Very favorable18%10%9%12%
Somewhat favorable33%33%39%30%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable19%29%28%32%
Somewhat unfavorable16%15%9%15%
Very unfavorable9%9%12%9%
Don't know/no opinion4%4%4%2%

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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
Very favorable20%11%13%
Somewhat favorable33%33%37%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable22%24%26%
Somewhat unfavorable14%17%13%
Very unfavorable9%11%7%
Don't know/no opinion3%3%3%

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