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Trust in government higher among members of party that controls presidency


Trust in government higher among members of party that controls presidency
% who say they trust the government to do what is right just about always/most of the time
Date.Democrat/Lean DemRepublican/Lean Rep
5/19/2024PEW3511
6/11/2023PEW258
5/1/2022PEW299
4/11/2021PEW369
8/2/2020PEW1228
4/12/2020PEW1836
3/25/2019PEW1421
12/04/2017PEW1522
4/11/2017PEW1528
10/04/2015PEW2611
7/20/2014CNN1711
2/26/2014PEW3216
11/15/2013CBS/NYT318
10/13/2013PEW2710
5/31/2013CBS/NYT308
2/06/2013CBS/NYT348
1/13/2013PEW3715
10/31/2012NES2916
10/19/2011CBS/NYT138
10/04/2011PEW2712
9/23/2011CNN2011
8/21/2011PEW2513
3/01/2011PEW3424
10/21/2010CBS/NYT367
10/01/2010CBS/NYT2713
9/06/2010PEW3513
9/01/2010CNN3118
4/05/2010CBS/NYT2714
3/21/2010PEW3213
2/12/2010CNN3418
2/05/2010CBS/NYT319
1/10/2010GALLUP2316
12/20/2009CNN2516
8/31/2009CBS/NYT3412
6/12/2009CBS/NYT3510
12/21/2008CNN3022
10/15/2008NES3431
10/13/2008CBS/NYT1219
7/09/2007CBS/NYT1831
1/09/2007PEW2243
10/08/2006CBS/NYT2050
9/15/2006CBS/NYT2044
2/05/2006PEW2053
1/20/2006CBS/NYT2351
1/06/2006GALLUP2044
12/02/2005CBS/NYT1952
9/11/2005PEW1949
9/09/2005CBS/NYT2142
6/19/2005GALLUP2436
10/15/2004NES3561
3/21/2004PEW2455
10/26/2003GALLUP3542
7/27/2003CBS/NYT2551
10/15/2002NES5263
9/04/2002GALLUP3855
9/02/2002CBS/NYT3252
7/13/2002CBS/NYT3445
6/17/2002GALLUP3355
1/24/2002CBS/NYT3956
12/07/2001CBS/NYT3960
10/25/2001CBS/NYT4770
10/06/2001GALLUP5268
1/17/2001CBS/NYT2638
10/15/2000NES4843
7/09/2000GALLUP4241
4/02/2000ABC/POST3824
2/14/2000PEW4637
10/03/1999CBS/NYT3127
9/14/1999CBS/NYT4235
5/16/1999PEW3630
2/21/1999PEW3525
2/12/1999ABC/POST4121
2/04/1999GALLUP3829
1/10/1999CBS/NYT4233
1/03/1999CBS/NYT3729
12/01/1998NES4535
11/19/1998PEW3123
11/01/1998CBS/NYT2822
10/26/1998CBS/NYT2825
8/10/1998ABC/POST4030
2/22/1998PEW4228
2/01/1998GALLUP5226
1/25/1998CBS/NYT3122
10/31/1997PEW4632
6/01/1997GALLUP3925
1/14/1997CBS/NYT2920
11/02/1996CBS/NYT3120
10/15/1996NES4027
5/12/1996GALLUP3220
5/06/1996ABC/POST4135
11/19/1995ABC/POST2726
8/07/1995GALLUP2421
8/05/1995CBS/NYT2020
3/19/1995ABC/POST2720
2/22/1995CBS/NYT1819
12/01/1994NES2618
10/29/1994CBS/NYT2619
10/23/1994ABC/POST2716
6/06/1994GALLUP2311
1/30/1994GALLUP2514
1/20/1994ABC/POST3018
3/24/1993GALLUP3211
1/17/1993ABC/POST3225
1/14/1993CBS/NYT2621
10/23/1992CBS/NYT1731
10/15/1992NES3134
6/08/1992GALLUP1731
10/20/1991ABC/POST3141
3/06/1991CBS/NYT4056
3/01/1991ABC/POST4152
12/01/1990NES2632
10/28/1990CBS/NYT2131
9/06/1990ABC/POST3748
1/16/1990ABC/POST3246
6/29/1989CBS/NYT2745
1/15/1989CBS/NYT3754
11/10/1988CBS/NYT3658
10/15/1988NES3551
1/23/1988ABC/POST3151
10/18/1987CBS/NYT3647
6/01/1987ABC/POST3859
3/01/1987CBS/NYT3454
1/21/1987CBS/NYT3651
1/19/1987ABC/POST3951
12/01/1986NES3153
11/30/1986CBS/NYT3763
9/09/1986ABC/POST3051
1/19/1986CBS/NYT3651
11/06/1985CBS/NYT4259
7/29/1985ABC/POST3048
3/21/1985ABC/POST2949
2/22/1985ABC/POST3062
11/14/1984CBS/NYT3659
10/15/1984NES4150
12/01/1982NES3241
11/07/1980CBS/NYT4042
10/15/1980NES3123
3/12/1980CBS/NYT3022
11/03/1979CBS/NYT3228
12/01/1978NES3326
10/23/1977CBS/NYT4025
4/25/1977CBS/NYT3734
10/15/1976NES3042
9/05/1976CBS/NYT3845
6/15/1976CBS/NYT3636
3/01/1976GALLUP3140
12/01/1974NES3638
10/15/1972NES4862
12/01/1970NES5261
10/15/1968NES6660
12/01/1966NES7154
10/15/1964NES8073
12/01/1958NES7179

Sources: Pew Research Center, National Election Studies, Gallup, ABC/Washington Post, CBS/New York Times, and CNN surveys.

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