Most Trusted Branch of Government (February 2020)

Most Trusted Branch of Government (February 2020)

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categoryTotal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch12%
The President, the executive branch27%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch30%
Don't know30%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch24%6%2%
The President, the executive branch3%17%54%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch36%40%24%
Don't know38%38%20%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch14%22%31%
The President, the executive branch5%3%1%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch41%39%31%
Don't know40%36%37%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch2%1%2%
The President, the executive branch47%45%61%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch34%25%19%
Don't know17%29%19%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch24%9%5%
The President, the executive branch4%14%51%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch34%41%22%
Don't know38%36%22%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch20%24%28%
The President, the executive branch5%2%6%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch39%37%25%
Don't know36%37%41%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch14%4%3%
The President, the executive branch25%51%64%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch37%22%14%
Don't know24%23%19%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch9%26%13%
The President, the executive branch34%10%21%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch32%22%31%
Don't know26%42%35%

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CategoryMaleFemale
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch11%13%
The President, the executive branch32%24%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch31%30%
Don't know26%34%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch18%11%7%
The President, the executive branch19%27%41%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch31%33%22%
Don't know32%29%30%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch16%12%10%12%
The President, the executive branch14%19%31%44%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch34%32%28%30%
Don't know36%37%31%13%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch21%9%11%17%14%11%
The President, the executive branch32%29%29%26%26%23%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch3%32%26%30%35%33%
Don't know44%30%33%27%26%33%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%12%13%17%
The President, the executive branch35%31%16%14%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch28%26%40%36%
Don't know27%31%31%33%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch10%10%17%10%
The President, the executive branch41%32%9%23%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch22%35%37%19%
Don't know28%23%37%48%

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