Most Trusted Branch of Government (June 2016)

Most Trusted Branch of Government (June 2016)

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categorycolumn-1
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch14%
The President, the executive branch17%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch28%
Don't know41%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch3%3%27%
The President, the executive branch35%12%4%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch31%36%26%
Don't know31%49%43%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch25%17%35%
The President, the executive branch6%2%4%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch27%34%19%
Don't know42%47%41%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch1%2%4%
The President, the executive branch22%25%48%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch44%33%25%
Don't know33%40%23%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch3%5%27%
The President, the executive branch40%18%6%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch36%31%24%
Don't know21%46%44%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch19%28%31%
The President, the executive branch7%8%2%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch38%21%15%
Don't know37%43%52%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch3%3%2%
The President, the executive branch32%44%44%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch46%31%33%
Don't know20%22%21%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch3%28%23%
The President, the executive branch40%7%1%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch31%30%23%
Don't know26%35%52%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch17%8%9%
The President, the executive branch11%33%22%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch31%17%28%
Don't know41%42%41%

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categoryMaleFemale
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch17%12%
The President, the executive branch17%16%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch28%29%
Don't know38%43%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch11%15%16%
The President, the executive branch19%18%10%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch27%30%26%
Don't know43%37%48%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch16%11%14%18%
The President, the executive branch18%13%17%21%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch26%34%28%24%
Don't know40%43%41%38%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch7%13%12%11%21%18%
The President, the executive branch21%13%19%17%16%18%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch28%24%27%29%34%32%
Don't know43%51%42%43%30%32%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch17%15%10%7%
The President, the executive branch15%18%19%16%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch24%27%34%40%
Don't know44%40%37%36%

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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
The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch17%16%7%
The President, the executive branch18%14%22%
The U.S. Supreme Court, the judicial branch20%31%39%
Don't know44%39%32%

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