Constitution as the Basis for our Government and Laws (October 2016)

Constitution as the Basis for our Government and Laws (October 2016)

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Held up well59%
Hold a new constitutional convention25%
Don't know/No opinion17%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Held up well51%56%69%
Hold a new constitutional convention30%19%19%
Don't know/No opinion19%25%12%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Held up well67%62%74%
Hold a new constitutional convention25%20%16%
Don't know/No opinion8%18%10%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Held up well53%47%53%
Hold a new constitutional convention39%22%31%
Don't know/No opinion9%32%16%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Held up well59%43%72%
Hold a new constitutional convention29%30%18%
Don't know/No opinion12%27%9%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Held up well66%73%75%
Hold a new constitutional convention20%17%19%
Don't know/No opinion14%10%6%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Held up well63%62%51%
Hold a new constitutional convention26%25%37%
Don't know/No opinion11%13%11%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Held up well52%64%74%
Hold a new constitutional convention30%24%21%
Don't know/No opinion18%11%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Held up well69%36%45%
Hold a new constitutional convention19%36%33%
Don't know/No opinion12%28%21%

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categoryMaleFemale
Held up well62%56%
Hold a new constitutional convention27%23%
Don't know/No opinion11%21%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Held up well53%62%59%
Hold a new constitutional convention27%25%23%
Don't know/No opinion20%14%18%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Held up well35%57%64%74%
Hold a new constitutional convention40%26%21%15%
Don't know/No opinion25%17%15%11%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Held up well50%53%55%50%69%77%
Hold a new constitutional convention19%25%30%29%21%17%
Don't know/No opinion31%23%15%22%10%6%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Held up well61%57%56%58%
Hold a new constitutional convention26%23%25%26%
Don't know/No opinion13%21%19%15%

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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
Held up well58%64%64%
Hold a new constitutional convention23%25%26%
Don't know/No opinion19%11%10%

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