Make It Illegal to Text While Driving (June 2017)

Make It Illegal to Text While Driving (June 2017)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support67%
Somewhat support19%
Somewhat oppose5%
Strongly oppose5%
Don't know4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support69%70%67%
Somewhat support18%19%20%
Somewhat oppose4%4%6%
Strongly oppose5%4%5%
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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support60%69%74%
Somewhat support27%15%14%
Somewhat oppose7%7%1%
Strongly oppose4%6%5%
Don't know2%3%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support58%63%74%
Somewhat support24%22%17%
Somewhat oppose4%9%4%
Strongly oppose9%3%4%
Don't know5%2%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support70%63%68%
Somewhat support18%20%19%
Somewhat oppose6%4%5%
Strongly oppose3%6%6%
Don't know3%7%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support64%75%69%
Somewhat support17%17%20%
Somewhat oppose12%2%5%
Strongly oppose5%2%1%
Don't know2%4%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support65%69%69%
Somewhat support22%21%15%
Somewhat oppose6%4%6%
Strongly oppose3%6%7%
Don't know4%1%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support68%72%62%
Somewhat support19%18%22%
Somewhat oppose4%5%6%
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support70%57%68%
Somewhat support19%21%16%
Somewhat oppose5%5%6%
Strongly oppose4%10%5%
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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support61%73%
Somewhat support23%16%
Somewhat oppose8%3%
Strongly oppose6%4%
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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support65%67%71%
Somewhat support20%20%15%
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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support53%59%69%84%
Somewhat support25%22%19%11%
Somewhat oppose10%7%4%1%
Strongly oppose8%6%5%3%
Don't know4%6%3%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support76%70%69%61%64%68%
Somewhat support4%13%16%25%25%24%
Somewhat oppose4%5%6%6%4%4%
Strongly oppose0%7%5%5%5%1%
Don't know17%4%5%3%2%3%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support69%62%68%70%
Somewhat support16%23%19%19%
Somewhat oppose4%6%5%5%
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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Strongly support69%65%73%
Somewhat support16%22%20%
Somewhat oppose2%6%4%
Strongly oppose8%5%1%
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