Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature handled each of the following issues (June 2021)

Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature handled each of the following issues (June 2021)

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2nd Amendment rights44%
COVID40%
Election & voting laws38%
Public safety37%
Immigration & border security36%
Abortion policy32%
Gun violence32%
The state budget30%
Police misconduct29%
K12 public education27%
Electric grid22%
Bail practices18%
Property taxes18%
Homelessness18%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
2nd Amendment rights15%42%70%
COVID15%35%63%
Election & voting laws11%27%63%
Public safety17%26%57%
Immigration & border security10%26%62%
Abortion policy7%26%56%
Gun violence6%27%54%
The state budget12%21%50%
Police misconduct9%18%50%
K12 public education14%15%42%
Electric grid10%16%37%
Bail practices6%13%28%
Property taxes8%11%28%
Homelessness9%16%26%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
2nd Amendment rights11%16%16%
COVID11%21%14%
Election & voting laws7%16%11%
Public safety8%24%19%
Immigration & border security4%9%13%
Abortion policy2%14%7%
Gun violence4%5%8%
The state budget5%17%12%
Police misconduct11%8%9%
K12 public education9%19%14%
Electric grid7%13%11%
Bail practices3%7%8%
Property taxes7%14%7%
Homelessness6%15%9%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
2nd Amendment rights72%54%75%
COVID55%52%71%
Election & voting laws65%52%66%
Public safety56%43%63%
Immigration & border security60%55%66%
Abortion policy56%35%62%
Gun violence55%42%58%
The state budget52%43%52%
Police misconduct50%38%52%
K12 public education42%33%46%
Electric grid44%27%37%
Bail practices29%22%30%
Property taxes23%24%32%
Homelessness33%12%28%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
2nd Amendment rights11%28%73%
COVID9%34%63%
Election & voting laws8%26%62%
Public safety10%26%60%
Immigration & border security8%24%61%
Abortion policy3%18%58%
Gun violence5%21%53%
The state budget8%20%52%
Police misconduct5%22%47%
K12 public education10%21%42%
Electric grid6%14%39%
Bail practices5%8%30%
Property taxes6%14%28%
Homelessness5%13%29%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
2nd Amendment rights13%6%14%
COVID13%5%9%
Election & voting laws15%3%10%
Public safety14%6%9%
Immigration & border security10%2%12%
Abortion policy6%2%3%
Gun violence6%3%9%
The state budget14%6%5%
Police misconduct6%3%8%
K12 public education13%7%10%
Electric grid8%5%6%
Bail practices7%5%5%
Property taxes12%3%6%
Homelessness6%4%7%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
2nd Amendment rights57%76%78%
COVID49%69%65%
Election & voting laws53%62%67%
Public safety50%63%63%
Immigration & border security49%64%65%
Abortion policy41%58%66%
Gun violence39%53%59%
The state budget45%54%52%
Police misconduct40%46%52%
K12 public education38%44%44%
Electric grid36%39%39%
Bail practices28%33%29%
Property taxes20%29%31%
Homelessness27%31%28%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
2nd Amendment rights50%30%34%
COVID46%27%33%
Election & voting laws42%19%34%
Public safety40%29%34%
Immigration & border security43%20%31%
Abortion policy38%12%27%
Gun violence37%13%28%
The state budget35%20%26%
Police misconduct32%16%30%
K12 public education31%16%27%
Electric grid26%21%16%
Bail practices20%19%9%
Property taxes19%17%17%
Homelessness21%14%13%

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CategoryMaleFemale
2nd Amendment rights52%36%
COVID44%37%
Election & voting laws42%32%
Public safety41%34%
Immigration & border security42%31%
Abortion policy37%27%
Gun violence37%26%
The state budget35%27%
Police misconduct32%26%
K12 public education28%26%
Electric grid28%18%
Bail practices20%14%
Property taxes20%16%
Homelessness22%15%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
2nd Amendment rights34%47%52%
COVID30%43%46%
Election & voting laws29%39%45%
Public safety33%37%42%
Immigration & border security27%39%44%
Abortion policy21%34%43%
Gun violence20%34%42%
The state budget27%30%37%
Police misconduct23%29%36%
K12 public education24%28%32%
Electric grid19%22%31%
Bail practices15%18%19%
Property taxes17%17%23%
Homelessness16%18%23%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
2nd Amendment rights34%37%47%52%
COVID22%34%46%50%
Election & voting laws21%36%39%46%
Public safety20%31%42%48%
Immigration & border security23%31%41%45%
Abortion policy21%28%33%41%
Gun violence19%25%35%40%
The state budget23%28%32%38%
Police misconduct19%24%32%35%
K12 public education18%26%27%35%
Electric grid20%19%23%28%
Bail practices16%17%17%20%
Property taxes17%16%16%23%
Homelessness13%20%18%20%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
2nd Amendment rights46%42%47%52%40%41%
COVID25%44%40%42%36%40%
Election & voting laws31%39%37%42%34%37%
Public safety44%45%34%41%31%33%
Immigration & border security40%38%39%44%30%35%
Abortion policy33%32%34%36%30%30%
Gun violence23%29%33%40%27%36%
The state budget30%31%31%37%29%29%
Police misconduct16%31%31%31%25%30%
K12 public education30%27%30%32%24%26%
Electric grid9%24%25%25%23%20%
Bail practices18%15%18%18%19%16%
Property taxes24%15%19%25%16%17%
Homelessness3%16%19%19%20%20%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
2nd Amendment rights55%45%36%25%
COVID56%35%31%22%
Election & voting laws48%36%31%21%
Public safety47%37%31%21%
Immigration & border security48%37%27%19%
Abortion policy47%31%19%12%
Gun violence41%30%23%20%
The state budget39%31%25%17%
Police misconduct37%26%24%18%
K12 public education38%29%18%12%
Electric grid30%22%22%10%
Bail practices22%17%16%9%
Property taxes21%21%15%10%
Homelessness25%15%16%11%

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2nd Amendment rights55%54%25%26%
COVID56%46%20%23%
Election & voting laws50%43%23%19%
Public safety52%42%21%15%
Immigration & border security50%41%20%21%
Abortion policy47%39%12%16%
Gun violence40%39%17%15%
The state budget43%35%17%12%
Police misconduct41%31%17%18%
K12 public education39%32%13%13%
Electric grid32%26%12%12%
Bail practices22%20%9%15%
Property taxes25%20%11%4%
Homelessness25%20%10%13%

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