State Government Careful or Careless With Tax Dollars (October 2017)

State Government Careful or Careless With Tax Dollars (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR44%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars37%
Don't know18%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR23%40%66%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars56%40%20%
Don't know21%21%14%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR23%29%19%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars48%52%62%
Don't know28%19%19%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR68%54%75%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars23%27%12%
Don't know10%19%13%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR21%32%64%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars57%46%21%
Don't know22%21%15%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR30%22%12%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars41%58%69%
Don't know29%20%18%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR56%59%77%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars25%24%14%
Don't know20%17%9%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR24%64%72%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars57%21%23%
Don't know19%14%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR52%25%34%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars32%52%45%
Don't know16%23%21%

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categoryMaleFemale
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR52%37%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars37%38%
Don't know11%25%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR34%46%54%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars45%37%28%
Don't know20%18%18%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR43%43%39%54%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars39%33%43%32%
Don't know17%24%18%14%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR28%39%47%50%47%43%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars36%41%37%37%35%38%
Don't know36%21%16%13%18%19%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR48%47%37%33%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars33%37%45%47%
Don't know20%16%18%20%

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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
Mostly careful with people's tax dollars OR47%47%36%
Mostly careless with people's tax dollars36%33%49%
Don't know17%19%15%

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