In its regular February survey Public Opinion Research Centre further examined whether people think that politicians are interested in the views of citizens, and whether in the opinion of the Czech public, people have certain opportunities to influence the public sphere.
Regarding the interest of politicians in the views of citizens, the vast majority (82%) of the Czech public thinks that only minority of Czech politicians is interested in people's opinion. 14% of the population believe that in the views of citizens is interested none of Czech elected politicians.
Within the possibilities to influence the public sphere has occurred shift in a positive direction in all researched spheres, which is the most evident in the area of solving problems in respondents’ village or town.
Also assessing the potential to influence public sphere is in all analyzed aspects related to the assessment of living standards of respondent's household, while people with good living standards are more likely to feel they can influence public sphere.
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