Survey: SHOH32

In general, how important do you believe open public access to government records and information is? Do you believe that public access is critical to the functioning of good government, or do you believe that it plays only a minor role?

Answers: ( respondents)
Critical to good government 62%
Only a minor role 25%
Other response 4%
Don't know 8%
Not ascertained 1%

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NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.