Political Relationships

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Overall, most CDCs feel they have a better relationship with local elected officials than they do with non-elected policymakers (e.g. MSHDA, DLEG, DHS, etc) and state elected officials.

Relationship with Local Elected Officials and PolicymakersPercentage
Satisfactory44%
Strong41%
Weak13%
None1%

Relationship with State Elected OfficialsPercentage
Satisfactory44%
Weak37%
Strong16%
None2%

Relationship with non-elected policymakers (MSHDA, DLEG, DHS, etc)Percentage
Satisfactory53%
Strong26%
Weak20%
None1%