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Philadelphia Research Initiative

Where do Philadelphia residents stand on major issues facing the city? How do they rate elected leaders? Is the city heading in the right or wrong direction? The Philadelphia research initiative conducts regular surveys to help answer such questions, using reputable nonpartisan pollsters who adhere to high standards of opinion research.

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Crime, Drugs, Public Safety Are the Issues That Matter Most to Philadelphians in 2019

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Crime, Drugs, Public Safety Are the Issues That Matter Most to Philadelphians in 2019

Philadelphians say the most important issues facing their city in 2019 are those related to crime, drugs, and public safety, a marked shift from four years ago when the top concern was the quality of the local education system.

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Philadelphians Say Public Safety Is Biggest Issue Facing Their City in 2016

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Philadelphians say public safety has become the number one problem facing the city, according to the latest poll by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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