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The 2016 Louisiana Survey is the fifteenth in an annual series sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication. Special topics in the 2016 LA Survey include:

  • measures of partisan polarization
  • public opinion of testing, the Common Core State Standards, and school reforms implemented during the Jindal Administration
  • support for changing the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS)
  • beliefs about the causes and solutions for poverty
  • public opinion on raising the minimum wage in Louisiana
  • perceptions of race relations in Louisiana
  • attitudes toward public memorials to the Confederacy
  • opinions on a variety of social issues such as same sex marriage, religious freedom laws, abortion, and gun rights