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Q: What are seven sources that public officials use to determine public opinion?
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How does public opinion relate to public officials?

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Which form of government do public officials make decisions based upon public opinion?


What do public officials do with public opinion polls?

Opinion polls are an attempt to accurately measure the opinion of the public on an issue. They vary in quality depending on how and when they are taken and the questions they ask. Officials use them to help guide their decisions and please the public. Sometimes they use them to justfy their decisions. In this case, the questions are usually slanted to produce the answer they want.

How does Australia determine its officials?

Australia's officials are appointed by the public service who are appointed by the government under the rules of the constitution.

What factors limit the influence of public opinion on the policy choices of government officials?

Influence on public opinion can be limited by how informed voters are. Even though what the people think is heard, officials do not take it as a final decision. As a nation we trust elected officials to make the right choice. Americans can also have opinions that are against the truths of an issue. For example, environmentalists pay closer attention to laws that affect our environment.

What is ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected officials and political issues?

public opinion

What is the purpose of opinion polls?

To give insight on the likely outcome. Also to help determine the public opinion.

What are the purposes of the public opinion polls?

To determine how people feel on an issue.

Can media be dangerous?

If it's influenced by outside sources since it controls public opinion.

Sources of American public opinion include?

mass media, religious, heritage, schools, family

Who are public officials?

Public officials are all people who work for the well being and safety of the public. Cops, fire fighters, and mayors are public officials.

Do public opinion polls try to determine how people will vote in elections and determine the popularity of the individual as well as government policies?