December 13, 2011 •
Lobbyists and Members of Congress Ranked Low in Gallup Poll
Thanks to Eric Brown’s Political Activity Law Blog for bringing this news item to our attention.
Gallup.com just published a poll placing lobbyists and lawmakers at the bottom of their list in the areas of honesty and ethics. For the full story read “Record 64% Rate Honesty, Ethics of Members of Congress Low” by Jeffrey M. Jones.
According to the article: “Gallup has asked Americans to rate the honesty and ethics of numerous professions since 1976, including annually since 1990. Lobbyists also received a 64% low honesty and ethics rating in 2008.”
Photo of the Gallup Organization window by Kate Mereand on Wikipedia.
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