Attention to the Legislative Session (February 2023)

Attention to the Legislative Session (February 2023)

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
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CategoryMaleFemale
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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
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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.
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