Confidence in the Government is at its Lowest in Six Years

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV)-- According to a report by, Americans' confidence in all three branches of government have hit a six year low.

30 percent of people polled said they have confidence in the Supreme Court, 29 percent said they have confidence in the Presidency, and only seven percent said they have confidence in Congress.

Many people in the Valley say they have more confidence in their local governments, than the federal.

"I think the council and the local government does have the heart of the people at mind, that they really do want to improve the situation here, that they're doing what the citizens want them to do," said Sally Scime, a Staunton neighbor.

Out of all three, the Presidency had the largest percentage drop. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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