Involvement and Influence


  % Comp Index
Public Activities (past 12 months)    
Engaged in one or more public activities past
12 months (net)
88.6% 116
Wrote/emailed elected official 33.3% 169
Wrote/emailed editor newspaper/magazine 15.7% 131
Voted in a public election 73.9% 119
Took active role in civic, social issue 30.2% 213
Written article/book for publication 6.0% 226
Actively worked for political party or candidate 8.0% 238
Held or ran for public office 2.9% 614
Gave speech/addressed public meeting 19.6% 184
Took active role in environmental cause 17.1% 296
Served on company Board of Directors 8.9% 159
Served on Board of Directors of charity or other civic organization 18.8% 242
Worked 10+ hours a month for non-political charitable organization 25.8% 175
Engaged in two or more activities (net) 63.3% 162
Engaged in three or more activities (net) 43.0% 215

Source: 2008 Ipsos Mendelsohn Natural History Subscriber Study. Indexes based on 2008 Mendelsohn Affluent Survey

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