Courts dealing with criminals
Variable: courts
Module:
Core
Subject:
Courts
,
Crime
,
Split Ballots
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

In general, do you think the courts in this area deal too harshly or not harshly enough with criminals?

Year Availability
Available in 31 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Too harsh
2 Not harsh enough
3 About right
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
105 68 42 61 47 52 40 48 48 58 44 52 45 76 57 41 47 61 54 78 135 175 209 126 120 279 222 267 269 376 513
1066 1092 580 1174 1210 1268 1297 1218 760 1363 1192 1284 1252 1417 1204 1285 1131 1202 1300 2534 2246 2095 1913 919 861 1902 1259 1269 1128 1451 1578
265 196 72 144 148 123 111 112 73 103 161 138 117 218 145 135 124 169 156 226 310 372 436 240 266 638 388 341 380 484 460
173 138 51 104 89 84 80 87 36 71 63 51 53 101 71 76 65 76 88 135 197 179 240 83 90 167 147 157 180 207 294
4 10 8 7 5 3 4 3 6 4 13 9 3 7 4 0 5 9 8 19 16 11 19 4 3 6 7 10 17 20 22
0 0 731 0 0 0 0 0 937 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1393 1472 1518 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 52516
Missing cases 9950