Expectations for Future Political Violence in the U.S. (June 2022)

Expectations for Future Political Violence in the U.S. (June 2022)

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More political violence64%
Less political violence8%
The same amount of political violence17%
Don't know/No opinion11%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More political violence65%58%67%
Less political violence10%3%8%
The same amount of political violence15%23%17%
Don't know/No opinion10%16%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More political violence72%50%70%
Less political violence6%15%9%
The same amount of political violence11%24%13%
Don't know/No opinion11%12%8%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More political violence70%57%69%
Less political violence5%12%7%
The same amount of political violence18%22%14%
Don't know/No opinion7%9%10%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More political violence74%47%68%
Less political violence7%10%6%
The same amount of political violence13%24%16%
Don't know/No opinion5%19%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More political violence71%70%82%
Less political violence10%4%7%
The same amount of political violence10%21%7%
Don't know/No opinion9%5%3%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More political violence61%74%67%
Less political violence10%5%5%
The same amount of political violence20%13%16%
Don't know/No opinion8%8%11%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More political violence71%52%56%
Less political violence7%13%9%
The same amount of political violence14%19%23%
Don't know/No opinion9%16%12%

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CategoryMaleFemale
More political violence68%61%
Less political violence10%7%
The same amount of political violence14%21%
Don't know/No opinion9%12%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More political violence61%65%67%
Less political violence11%7%4%
The same amount of political violence16%19%16%
Don't know/No opinion11%10%12%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
More political violence47%58%68%77%
Less political violence18%11%5%2%
The same amount of political violence20%21%17%12%
Don't know/No opinion15%9%11%9%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More political violence53%53%62%65%66%84%
Less political violence16%8%5%8%13%2%
The same amount of political violence15%23%20%16%14%12%
Don't know/No opinion16%16%12%12%7%2%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More political violence62%61%66%73%
Less political violence8%10%7%6%
The same amount of political violence18%20%15%13%
Don't know/No opinion12%10%11%8%

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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.
More political violence59%63%75%52%
Less political violence10%7%7%4%
The same amount of political violence16%20%14%21%
Don't know/No opinion15%10%4%22%

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