Politically relevant skills, by union membership and education: Share of respondents who report ever using political skills, by type of skill and education level/union membership status

Political skills Nonunion, high school or less Union, high school or less College or more
Working closely with others on a team 79% 79% 96%
Public speaking 26 48 68
Organizing and running meetings 35 46 71
Convincing others of an argument 27 49 67
Managing a team 38 58 68
Delegating tasks or activities to others 52 60 79
Fundraising or asking people for money 18 53 30

Source: 2019 Workplace Political Participation Study. Union and education sample sizes: nonunion, high school or less: 303; union, high school or less: 41; college or more: 514.

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