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U.S. Near Bottom in Public ‘Confidence in Elections’

Saturday, November 5, 2016 16:50
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Only Mexico Scores Lower Among OECD Countries

Eric Zuesse

Here are the figures, as emailed by Gallup on November 2nd, and soon to be published as part of the “Gallup World Poll 2016”:

Confidence in Elections Among OECD Countries

Finland 89%

Iceland 87%

Switzerland 84%

Norway 84%

Sweden 82%

New Zealand 77%

Luxembourg 76%

Netherlands 74%

Germany 72%

Ireland 71%

Canada 69%

United Kingdom 65%

Austria 64%

Israel 64%

Belgium 62%

Australia 61%

Czech Republic 61%

Slovenia 59%

Poland 58%

Portugal 56%

Denmark 55%

Slovakia 54%

Portugal 54%

Spain 54%

Japan 53%

France 52%

Turkey 47%

Greece 40%

South Korea 38%

Italy 35%

Hungary 35%

United States 30%

Mexico 19%


Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of  CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

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