How important do you think it is to vote in local council elections?

Field work dates: 1 January 2004 - 1 August 2017
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 4 polls

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Results for: How important do you think it is to vote in local council elections?
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
1 August 2017
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 August 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Very important65%57%47%49%
Fairly important22%30%29%31%
Not very important8%10%12%11%
Not important at all4%3%5%4%
Don't know0%0%0%0%
Refused0%0%0%0%

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Now some statements about voting in elections. Some people say that it's very important to vote in elections while some people say it is not important at all. Please tick the box that comes closest to your view. How important do you think it is to vote in local council elections?

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