Most Important Problem Facing Texas (October 2017)

Most Important Problem Facing Texas (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
Immigration14%
Hurricane recovery11%
Border security13%
Political corruption/leadership10%
Health care6%
Education5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration5%14%22%
Hurricane recovery10%9%13%
Border security3%16%22%
Political corruption/leadership19%10%2%
Health care9%1%5%
Education7%4%3%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration3%5%6%
Hurricane recovery14%12%8%
Border security2%7%2%
Political corruption/leadership27%12%19%
Health care9%10%9%
Education7%9%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration27%17%22%
Hurricane recovery12%18%10%
Border security24%15%26%
Political corruption/leadership2%4%1%
Health care3%6%5%
Education6%2%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration5%10%21%
Hurricane recovery12%12%11%
Border security2%7%23%
Political corruption/leadership25%7%3%
Health care8%8%4%
Education6%4%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration7%4%5%
Hurricane recovery19%11%6%
Border security4%2%0%
Political corruption/leadership22%21%31%
Health care9%9%8%
Education7%4%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration18%18%25%
Hurricane recovery12%13%8%
Border security20%20%29%
Political corruption/leadership6%4%0%
Health care6%4%2%
Education6%5%6%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Immigration6%12%30%
Hurricane recovery11%12%8%
Border security3%21%28%
Political corruption/leadership20%3%5%
Health care9%7%2%
Education4%7%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration14%11%12%
Hurricane recovery9%17%13%
Border security16%3%11%
Political corruption/leadership12%5%8%
Health care6%9%6%
Education6%2%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
Immigration16%12%
Hurricane recovery10%13%
Border security14%12%
Political corruption/leadership11%10%
Health care5%8%
Education5%5%

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categoryHouston areaDallas-Fort Worth areaSan Antonio areaAustin areaAnother part of Texas
Immigration12%16%10%4%17%
Hurricane recovery18%7%11%11%10%
Border security9%12%12%22%16%
Political corruption/leadership13%12%8%14%6%
Health care4%6%5%7%9%
Education6%4%6%6%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Immigration9%16%13%15%
Hurricane recovery16%11%12%9%
Border security5%8%13%24%
Political corruption/leadership11%7%14%7%
Health care6%8%5%6%
Education10%8%3%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration14%14%14%12%12%15%
Hurricane recovery20%11%12%23%8%8%
Border security14%12%14%11%15%13%
Political corruption/leadership14%8%11%8%9%16%
Health care0%6%7%7%6%6%
Education0%3%4%7%7%5%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Immigration16%12%9%12%
Hurricane recovery12%14%13%3%
Border security16%14%9%5%
Political corruption/leadership6%9%10%25%
Health care4%8%8%8%
Education5%4%4%8%

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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
Immigration15%16%7%
Hurricane recovery13%12%9%
Border security19%14%6%
Political corruption/leadership4%8%23%
Health care5%7%7%
Education2%5%6%

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