September 19, 2019

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power and Responsibility

Appendix A: Demographic tables

Modest differences in opinion about members of Congress among demographic groupsRepublicans and Democrats both hold relatively positive opinions of local elected officialsOpinions of journalists diverge along partisan linesAcross demographic subgroups, opinions of public school principals are positiveMost demographic groups have positive opinions of military leaders, but partisan differences emergeLarge racial divides in opinions about police officersPeople think tech leaders build useful products, aren’t as likely to admit mistakes