Texas Government Serves as a Good Model (June 2017)

Texas Government Serves as a Good Model (June 2017)

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categoryTotal
Strongly agree25%
Somewhat agree29%
Somewhat disagree16%
Strongly disagree19%
Don't know11%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly agree5%17%46%
Somewhat agree18%24%40%
Somewhat disagree24%22%5%
Strongly disagree39%19%2%
Don't know14%18%8%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly agree2%8%6%
Somewhat agree18%28%12%
Somewhat disagree32%24%20%
Strongly disagree37%25%47%
Don't know11%15%15%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly agree34%42%56%
Somewhat agree50%36%35%
Somewhat disagree7%8%2%
Strongly disagree4%0%1%
Don't know5%14%6%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly agree4%8%46%
Somewhat agree11%36%37%
Somewhat disagree27%21%6%
Strongly disagree46%17%3%
Don't know13%18%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly agree4%3%5%
Somewhat agree17%8%8%
Somewhat disagree41%22%19%
Strongly disagree27%48%62%
Don't know12%19%6%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly agree26%42%63%
Somewhat agree44%43%26%
Somewhat disagree12%5%4%
Strongly disagree6%2%4%
Don't know11%8%4%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly agree4%44%57%
Somewhat agree18%42%32%
Somewhat disagree23%6%7%
Strongly disagree45%2%1%
Don't know10%6%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly agree31%9%17%
Somewhat agree32%29%22%
Somewhat disagree12%19%26%
Strongly disagree18%22%22%
Don't know8%22%13%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly agree27%23%
Somewhat agree30%28%
Somewhat disagree17%15%
Strongly disagree19%20%
Don't know7%15%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly agree19%25%34%
Somewhat agree26%29%31%
Somewhat disagree19%15%12%
Strongly disagree22%21%13%
Don't know15%10%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly agree16%22%26%31%
Somewhat agree26%25%29%33%
Somewhat disagree21%22%13%9%
Strongly disagree22%17%22%18%
Don't know14%15%9%9%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly agree28%26%26%19%24%24%
Somewhat agree14%32%25%29%32%26%
Somewhat disagree27%14%16%18%16%13%
Strongly disagree15%15%22%18%20%26%
Don't know15%13%11%17%8%11%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly agree38%22%10%10%
Somewhat agree30%35%23%18%
Somewhat disagree11%15%25%21%
Strongly disagree10%14%32%43%
Don't know12%13%10%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
Strongly agree37%29%7%
Somewhat agree34%33%17%
Somewhat disagree12%12%24%
Strongly disagree7%15%44%
Don't know10%11%8%

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