Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled election and voting laws in Texas (October 2021)

Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled election and voting laws in Texas (October 2021)

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Approve strongly24%
Approve somewhat19%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%
Disapprove somewhat8%
Disapprove strongly30%
Don’t know/No opinion5%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly4%13%44%
Approve somewhat7%17%31%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%33%11%
Disapprove somewhat13%7%3%
Disapprove strongly63%23%4%
Don’t know/No opinion5%7%5%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly0%4%5%
Approve somewhat1%23%1%
Neither approve nor disapprove5%12%8%
Disapprove somewhat8%19%12%
Disapprove strongly81%36%69%
Don’t know/No opinion5%6%5%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly40%30%52%
Approve somewhat33%38%28%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%10%10%
Disapprove somewhat6%2%3%
Disapprove strongly3%9%4%
Don’t know/No opinion3%11%4%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly2%11%45%
Approve somewhat4%15%31%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%22%11%
Disapprove somewhat10%13%3%
Disapprove strongly69%30%6%
Don’t know/No opinion6%8%4%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly1%2%2%
Approve somewhat11%3%0%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%9%4%
Disapprove somewhat18%6%9%
Disapprove strongly48%74%81%
Don’t know/No opinion9%5%4%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly28%44%53%
Approve somewhat42%32%25%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%9%12%
Disapprove somewhat6%4%1%
Disapprove strongly10%4%6%
Don’t know/No opinion2%6%3%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly30%12%16%
Approve somewhat24%6%15%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%17%23%
Disapprove somewhat6%9%10%
Disapprove strongly26%49%30%
Don’t know/No opinion4%7%5%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly27%21%
Approve somewhat23%16%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%15%
Disapprove somewhat5%10%
Disapprove strongly30%30%
Don’t know/No opinion3%8%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly17%24%34%
Approve somewhat14%22%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%13%14%
Disapprove somewhat9%7%7%
Disapprove strongly42%29%16%
Don’t know/No opinion5%5%6%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly9%17%29%35%
Approve somewhat6%22%22%22%
Neither approve nor disapprove24%15%8%12%
Disapprove somewhat13%8%7%3%
Disapprove strongly37%30%30%25%
Don’t know/No opinion11%7%4%2%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly20%20%28%31%23%22%
Approve somewhat27%18%15%22%22%21%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%21%15%8%10%5%
Disapprove somewhat1%7%12%6%5%10%
Disapprove strongly24%27%24%32%34%39%
Don’t know/No opinion11%7%6%2%6%3%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly36%20%15%12%
Approve somewhat25%19%13%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%15%16%8%
Disapprove somewhat4%12%15%5%
Disapprove strongly18%27%34%56%
Don’t know/No opinion5%6%7%5%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Approve strongly36%28%8%17%
Approve somewhat26%21%11%11%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%15%12%17%
Disapprove somewhat6%8%8%13%
Disapprove strongly16%23%57%26%
Don’t know/No opinion5%5%4%15%

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