Political culture - March 2011

Czech citizens are critical when talking about political culture of most of politically active people. The exception are members of Municipal Councils and members of Regional Councils. In those cases prevails positively evaluation (60/30 % Municipal and 41/38 % Regional Councils). The worst evaluation got political culture of members of Chamber of Deputy (17/81 %).

According to major part of czech citizens (79 %) arguments, problems and scandals are common and occur in other democracies, although major part of addressed respondents (77 %) expressed their opinion that these argumentations and scandals discredit us abroad.

Almost all respondents (89 %) agreed that there is need to inform public about the problems, argumentations and scandals, because czech politicians need to be under control of public. Citizen opinions of political culture in our country prove that three quarters of czech citizens think,that these political disputations and scandals, that occur in public - serve only to settle one’s account. And a half of people do not agree with that it serves to settle the objective arguments.

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