LSU Survey: Most Louisiana residents are confident in elections in the state

Published: April 21, 2022

By: Alex Tirado, LSU Manship School News Service

(Nexstar DC photo)

BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Manship School News Service) — While a majority of Louisiana residents are confident in the elections in the state, trust in local news organizations has plummeted.

The fourth installment of the 2022 Louisiana Survey, released Thursday, reports general confidence in election security but a declining trust in local news organizations.

The survey, released in a series of six reports sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, was based on online and phone responses from 508 Louisiana residents.

Table showing views on voting rights and election security among political parties in Louisiana. (2022 Louisiana Survey)

The survey found that 88% of respondents were very or somewhat confident that legally qualified individuals who wish to vote are able to in Louisiana.

Read more at KLFY

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