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Do you think it is mainly the responsibility of the federal government to fund infrastructure improvements, or do you think it is mainly the responsibility of the states to fund infrastructure improvements? (Source: Quinnipiac University Poll, Feb, 2018)


36%
Federal government

39%
States

20%
Both equally (Vol.)

5%
Don't know/No answer

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Methodology: Conducted by Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, February 2 - February 5, 2018 and based on 1,333 telephone interviews. Sample: National registered voters. The interviews included landline and cell phones. [USQUINN.020618.R31] (View Citation)

Topics: SPENDING TRANSPORTATION STATES GOVERNMENT





(Below are some statements. For each statement, please tell me if you agree or disagree with it.)...It is the responsibility of the government to take care of people who can't take care of themselves....Is that strongly or somewhat agree/disagree? (Source: Democracy Corps Poll, Feb, 2016)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5 percent
7%
Strongly agree

26%
Somewhat agree

34%
Somewhat disagree

33%
Strongly disagree

*
Not sure

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Survey by Democracy Corps. Methodology: Conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, February 11 - February 16, 2016 and based on 800 telephone interviews. Sample: National Republican likely voters. Likely voters are registered voters who voted in the 2012 election/weren't registered/ineligible/too young to vote and said they are probably or almost certain to vote in the 2016 election. [USGREEN.022916.R057] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT VALUES





(Some people think that the government in Washington should do everything possible to improve the standard of living of all poor Americans, they will be at point 1. Others think that this is not the government's responsibility and that each person should take care of himself, they would be at point 7.)... Where would you place Richard Nixon? (Source: Amalgam Survey, Dec, 1973)


10%
1--Government should improve living standards

6%
2

8%
3

16%
4

11%
5

12%
6

26%
7--People should take care of themselves

12%
Don't know

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Survey by Equitable Life Assurance Society (questions 54-68). Methodology: Conducted by National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, December 6 - January 17, 1974 and based on 1,489 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USNORC.4179.Q018D] (View Citation)

Topics: WELFARE PROBLEMS GOVERNMENT PRESIDENCY LEADERS

Dataset: USNORCSRS1973-4179







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