Direction of Texas (April 2022)

Direction of Texas (April 2022)

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Right direction39%
Wrong track51%
Don't know11%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Right direction17%23%61%
Wrong track76%56%28%
Don't know7%21%11%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Right direction12%22%17%
Wrong track82%70%77%
Don't know6%8%6%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Right direction55%53%68%
Wrong track33%36%22%
Don't know12%11%10%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Right direction12%28%61%
Wrong track82%55%29%
Don't know6%17%10%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Right direction9%12%14%
Wrong track78%85%80%
Don't know13%3%6%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Right direction48%59%72%
Wrong track44%30%18%
Don't know7%11%11%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Right direction47%21%28%
Wrong track44%63%59%
Don't know9%15%13%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Right direction44%34%
Wrong track46%55%
Don't know10%11%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Right direction35%40%41%
Wrong track56%49%46%
Don't know9%11%13%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Right direction35%38%36%44%
Wrong track52%52%53%45%
Don't know13%11%11%10%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Right direction32%39%36%40%42%36%
Wrong track53%50%52%50%48%54%
Don't know15%12%12%9%10%10%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Right direction50%40%23%22%
Wrong track38%49%67%68%
Don't know11%11%10%10%

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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.
Right direction51%44%22%17%
Wrong track36%46%71%59%
Don't know13%10%8%25%

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