Best policy vs narrow interest on fed inc tax: elected official
Variable: polbsttx
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Economy
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Please look at Card B14. When making policy recommendations about federal income taxes, 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 or 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.
C. Elected officials

Year Availability
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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
73 40
117 58
241 121
219 108
247 112
39 23
0 4
3574 1578
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1336
Missing cases 61130