Texas Legislature Trial Ballot (June 2018)

Texas Legislature Trial Ballot (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Democratic candidate42%
Republican candidate43%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion16%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Democratic candidate89%24%3%
Republican candidate2%24%87%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion9%52%11%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Democratic candidate82%88%94%
Republican candidate3%1%2%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion15%12%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Democratic candidate2%6%1%
Republican candidate78%80%96%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion20%14%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Democratic candidate87%44%9%
Republican candidate5%22%80%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion8%34%11%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Democratic candidate87%82%93%
Republican candidate2%8%5%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion12%10%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Democratic candidate12%8%10%
Republican candidate68%81%85%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion20%12%5%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Democratic candidate94%2%6%
Republican candidate1%93%83%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion5%5%12%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Democratic candidate34%75%43%
Republican candidate56%5%30%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion10%20%26%

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categoryMaleFemale
Democratic candidate36%46%
Republican candidate49%37%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion14%17%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Democratic candidate52%40%28%
Republican candidate30%46%56%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion18%14%16%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Democratic candidate49%44%38%39%
Republican candidate35%32%48%52%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion16%24%14%9%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Democratic candidate13%38%44%41%43%55%
Republican candidate39%40%46%43%46%36%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion48%22%10%16%10%9%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Democratic candidate33%38%41%67%
Republican candidate53%43%39%20%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion14%18%21%13%

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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
Democratic candidate29%37%67%
Republican candidate54%50%19%
Haven't thought about it enough to have an opinion17%12%14%

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