Best policy vs narrow interest: elected official
Variable: polbstgw
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Environment
,
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Please look at Card B5. When making policy recommendations about global warming, on a scale of 1 to 5, to what extent do you think the following groups would support what is best for the country as a whole versus what serves their own narrow interests?
INSTRUCTION: IF ASKED WHAT NARROW INTEREST MEANS: Well, someone might gain financially if a certain policy were adopted or it might advance his or her career.
B. Elected Officials

Year Availability
Available in 2 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 What is best for the country
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5 Own narrow interests
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2010
81 41
88 48
236 128
222 113
252 117
47 23
2 5
3582 1569
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1326
Missing cases 61140