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Sunday, February 07, 2016

Survey: 1 in 4 Federal Employees Say They Will Consider Quitting If Trump Elected

One in four federal employees say they would consider leaving their jobs if GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is elected president, according to a new survey.

The trade publication Government Executive reports that a survey of federal employees found that 14 percent said they would consider leaving the federal service if Trump were elected. Another 11 percent said “maybe.”

Democrats and Democrat-leaners were more likely to say they would bail on their job if Trump were elected — 26 percent of whom said they would definitely leave compared to 4 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners. Another 16 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaners said they would “maybe” leave compared to 4 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners.

Just 48 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaners said they would definitely remain in government if Trump were elected. Eighty-nine percent of Republicans and Republican-leaners said they would stay if Trump were elected.

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31 comments:

@thorntoncrowe said...

This right here is enough reason for me to vote for Trump! Downsize the government by 25%...dare for us to dream.

Anonymous said...

I wish more of them would leave--closer to 99% would be awesome

Anonymous said...

Great! They probably figure they better quit before the Donald fires them!

Anonymous said...

one in four may be fired if trump is elected

Anonymous said...

Easily 60% could leave with no adverse impact to government operations - rather things would get better!

Anonymous said...

great start, can we get it to 50%?

Anonymous said...

If government is against him, then I am now for him, the Donald now has my vote.

Anonymous said...

Another reason to vote for Trump, downsize the bloated government.

Anonymous said...

Great news!!!! I agree with the other comments....maybe move that a little past 50% and we would see some real savings from the government!!!

Anonymous said...

I am a dem, byeeeeeeee.

Anonymous said...

Less to be fired!

Anonymous said...

Wow. Such a bold statement. I am voting for trump because I would love to see government reduced by 25%. If they feel that strongly then they are probably not needed anyway and have had a free ride for long enough.

Anonymous said...

A vote for trump is a vote to reduce government. A vote for Hillary is the same old same old as the last 8 years.

Anonymous said...

Somehow I doubt anyone is going anywhere, unless they're someone in the upper echelons of a department and can easily shift to the private sector.

Anonymous said...

This is wonderful news. Every working or retired taxpayer should now vote for Trump.

Anonymous said...

12:53 But, then they would actually have to do something. No public sector worker wants that.

Anonymous said...

N=100?
Nice try with that survey.

Anonymous said...

1:27 How misguided you are...

Anonymous said...

They could reduce government employees by half and probably accomplish more. Has anyone ever watched government employees at work? I know there are some good dedicated employees but many put in the time looking busy for a good paycheck

Anonymous said...

This is great news for the country and Trump. It will save him the trouble of saying "YOUR FIRED !!!"

Anonymous said...

Trump needs to include this in his campaign material!

Anonymous said...

It wouldn't solve all our problems, but would be an excellent start.

Anonymous said...

2 out of 4 need to be fired.

Anonymous said...

Probably because Trump will be bringing all those great good paying manufacturing jobs back home to America! Less Government, more private sector jobs!

I say, YES!

Anonymous said...

Great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I know a lot of people who would like those jobs and their benefits.

Anonymous said...

no one would even notice that they r gone

Anonymous said...

Awesome! Job openings for those who want to work....(and those who don't, well f them!)

Anonymous said...

Good. A lot less to fire.

Anonymous said...

I thought those government employees "had gone" Still waiting on my 1099 so I can file my taxes. Been retired 16 years and the 1099 is always late.

Anonymous said...

Great News!!!