Electing Legislators of My Race or Ethnicity (May 2011)

Electing Legislators of My Race or Ethnicity (May 2011)

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Somewhat important21%
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Don't know8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
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Somewhat important23%15%21%
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Don't know8%14%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
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Somewhat important14%25%24%
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Don't know5%0%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very important5%9%22%
Somewhat important18%35%19%
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Don't know5%9%9%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very important12%14%8%
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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very important8%6%10%
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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
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categoryMaleFemale
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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
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Somewhat important24%18%24%
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Don't know10%5%12%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
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Somewhat important22%21%19%20%24%23%
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