Most Important Problem Facing Texas (February 2015)

Most Important Problem Facing Texas (February 2015)

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Border security21%
Immigration17%
Political corruption/leadership7%
Education6%
The economy5%
Health care5%
Unemployment/jobs5%
Water supply3%
Crime and drugs3%
Moral decline3%
Transportation/roads/traffic3%
Social welfare programs2%
State government spending2%
Taxes2%
Gay marriage2%
Gun control/gun violence2%
Abortion1%
Redistricting1%
State budget cuts1%
Gas prices1%
Environment1%
Insurance rates1%
Voting system1%
Utility rates1%
Energy1%
Housing1%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Border security7%14%35%
Immigration7%19%24%
Political corruption/leadership13%7%1%
Education11%6%3%
The economy4%8%4%
Health care8%2%2%
Unemployment/jobs8%5%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Border security2%13%34%
Immigration4%14%24%
Political corruption/leadership20%7%1%
Education14%6%4%
The economy5%7%3%
Health care8%7%2%
Unemployment/jobs6%9%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Border security26%14%12%
Immigration17%11%17%
Political corruption/leadership8%8%3%
Education6%6%6%
The economy4%8%6%
Health care4%10%4%
Unemployment/jobs2%7%13%

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