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Survey: SHOH41

Question:
Cross tabulation of Freedom of Information questions by Political Party Dem GOP Ind Approve performance of President Obama 90% 30 57% Local Government Very & Somewhat Open 57% 60% 62% State Government Very & Somewhat Open 45% 46% 41% Federal Government Very & Somewhat Open 30% 15% 25% Have Heard of FOI Act 62% 73% 71% Have Used FOI Act 5% 6% 8% FOI Act is good law 80% 74% 76% Government always or usually obeys FOI 28% 29% 25% Obama's urging disclosure right 87% 70% 81%

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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.