Primary Source of School Funding: Local Property Taxes vs. Existing State Governments (June 2018)

Primary Source of School Funding: Local Property Taxes vs. Existing State Governments (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Local property taxes23%
Existing state taxes50%
Don't know/no opinion27%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Local property taxes20%17%28%
Existing state taxes54%46%49%
Don't know/no opinion26%36%23%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Local property taxes19%18%21%
Existing state taxes54%46%58%
Don't know/no opinion27%36%21%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Local property taxes32%29%25%
Existing state taxes56%34%55%
Don't know/no opinion12%38%20%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Local property taxes19%21%27%
Existing state taxes59%39%50%
Don't know/no opinion22%39%23%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Local property taxes12%22%20%
Existing state taxes68%50%64%
Don't know/no opinion20%28%16%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Local property taxes31%22%32%
Existing state taxes45%53%48%
Don't know/no opinion24%25%20%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Local property taxes21%24%35%
Existing state taxes56%52%52%
Don't know/no opinion23%24%13%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Local property taxes23%16%24%
Existing state taxes56%42%43%
Don't know/no opinion21%42%34%

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categoryMaleFemale
Local property taxes23%23%
Existing state taxes56%45%
Don't know/no opinion21%32%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Local property taxes19%28%19%
Existing state taxes50%49%54%
Don't know/no opinion32%23%26%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Local property taxes16%20%29%23%
Existing state taxes49%46%47%62%
Don't know/no opinion35%35%25%15%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Local property taxes18%24%23%13%27%24%
Existing state taxes28%45%55%63%49%54%
Don't know/no opinion54%31%22%25%24%23%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Local property taxes24%28%13%21%
Existing state taxes47%50%57%53%
Don't know/no opinion29%21%30%26%

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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
Local property taxes24%24%22%
Existing state taxes48%55%54%
Don't know/no opinion28%21%25%

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