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Survey: SHOH43

Question:
There are thousans of people in Washington who are paid to talk to members of Congress about pending legislation on behalf of individuals, corporations and many other groups. These peole are called lobbyists. Doyou think lobbyists have a tremendousamount of influence, some influence, only a little influence or hardly any influence on pending legislation?

Answers: ( respondents)
Tremendous amount of influence 60%
Some influence 24%
Only a little influence 5%
Hardly any influence 4%
Don't know 4%

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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.