Posts Tagged ‘gallup’

Just 20 Percent of D.C. Residents Identify as Conservative

In sad news for the District's feckless local Republicans, a new Gallup poll puts the number of District residents identifying as conservative at just 20.5 percent, compared to 38 percent of the population nationally. Even worse: 40.8 percent identify as liberal.
Those numbers make the District more liberal than any of the 50 states that were [...]

29 Percent of D.C. Workers Are Government Employees

A new Gallup poll finds that, surprise surprise, D.C. still has the most federal government employees, even with fewer jobs to go around:
Washington, D.C., easily leads in the nation in federal government employment, but the 21.4% of workers who are in federal government jobs is down 4.1 points in 2011 compared with 2010. The neighbors [...]