Attention to Legislative Session (June 2015)

Attention to Legislative Session (June 2015)

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Extremely closely12%
Somewhat closely45%
Not very closely32%
Not at all closely11%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely closely10%8%13%
Somewhat closely46%42%46%
Not very closely31%33%34%
Not at all closely13%17%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely closely14%6%18%
Somewhat closely47%40%49%
Not very closely32%43%30%
Not at all closely7%11%3%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely closely11%5%14%
Somewhat closely59%36%46%
Not very closely23%40%28%
Not at all closely8%18%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely closely13%6%15%
Somewhat closely49%38%48%
Not very closely28%37%32%
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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely closely8%11%24%
Somewhat closely47%48%50%
Not very closely41%34%21%
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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely closely5%13%22%
Somewhat closely48%49%50%
Not very closely34%28%20%
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely closely12%13%20%
Somewhat closely51%48%47%
Not very closely27%33%28%
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely closely13%9%8%
Somewhat closely47%38%45%
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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely closely15%9%
Somewhat closely50%41%
Not very closely29%36%
Not at all closely7%14%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely closely12%13%8%
Somewhat closely45%45%45%
Not very closely33%32%32%
Not at all closely11%10%14%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely closely12%12%11%11%
Somewhat closely43%42%47%46%
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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely closely7%8%7%12%17%26%
Somewhat closely44%41%46%53%49%40%
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Not at all closely9%17%12%7%6%4%

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