Trust of Federal Officials

Federal officials have a trust issue among New Mexico residents and politicos.  From 2011 - 2014, trust of New Mexico residents has declined 10 percent.  We didn’t ask residents for their trust of the President, Congress or the Veterans Administration; only what their trust was of whom they view as a Federal Official.

Trust of General Public

Trust of the “average Joe” has remained constant for New Mexico residents.  Since 2011, New Mexico residents have been relatively unchanged (down 2 percent) in their level of trust in the general public.

Trust of Family

If blood is thicker then water than New Mexico residents must be taking blood thinners when it comes to trust of family members. Since 2011, New Mexico residents have lost trust in their kin by 10 percent.  In 2011, 85 percent of residents trusted family.  That trust has eroded to only 75 percent of residents trusting family.

#NMLEG Delivers Nearly 62M Impressions at Halfway Point

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – As the Legislative Session reaches its halfway point, the #NMLEG hasthag (the official hashtag for the New Mexico Legislative Session) has reached more than 62 million timelines deliveries. From January 20, the beginning of the session, through February 19, the midway point to the session as well as the final day to introduce new bills, Twitter has seen the #NMLEG hashtag populated by 2,661 contributors in 20,028 tweets, reaching 4,046,904 individuals. The data is pulled from The Garrity Group’s Hashtag Tracker account. The online conversations ranged from education, health, poverty, the economy, to labor and right-to-work laws and reform.

News and Information Sources: Internet News Sites

Internet news sites are a regular source of news and information for New Mexico residents.  After seeing some peaks and valleys in use, residents are relatively unchanged in their reliance upon Internet news sites as a news and information source.

News and Information Sources: Internet Blogs

Proliferation of the internet as a news and information source is a staple for New Mexico residents.  However, compared to traditional media, blogs are still growing as a news source.  Since 2011, New Mexico residents are relatively unchanged in their reliance on blogs as a news and information source.

Favorability of National Banks

While New Mexico residents tend to favor local banks over national banks, national banks have done a good job of maintaining status quo.  Since 2011, New Mexico residents’ favorability is relatively unchanged (compared to a five percent drop in favorability of local banks over the same time period).

Trust of Accountants

It is tax season!  Prime time for those in the accounting profession.  For the most part, New Mexico residents are consistently lukewarm on their trust of the practitioners, averaging 49 percent level of trust over the past four years.  Since 2011, trust has only increased 3 percent among New Mexico residents.

Favorability of Local Banks

Local banks are favored over national banks by New Mexico residents.  Despite high favorability, residents are losing favorability with local banks, a 5 percent drop over the past four years.

Trust of Pastors and Priests

Pastors and Priests are losing trust at an alarming rate among New Mexico residents.  Over the past four years, trust of pastors and priests has decreased by 15 percent.