Federal Approval of Election Laws for Some States (October 2012)

Federal Approval of Election Laws for Some States (October 2012)

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categorycolumn-1
These states should still be under federal supervision51%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval36%
Not sure/Don't know13%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
These states should still be under federal supervision81%45%24%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval9%35%63%
Not sure/Don't know10%19%13%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
These states should still be under federal supervision15%35%27%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval72%48%63%
Not sure/Don't know13%17%11%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
These states should still be under federal supervision85%82%80%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval7%13%8%
Not sure/Don't know8%5%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
These states should still be under federal supervision86%58%29%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval6%25%61%
Not sure/Don't know8%17%10%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
These states should still be under federal supervision37%20%33%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval49%71%63%
Not sure/Don't know15%8%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
These states should still be under federal supervision87%86%81%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval3%6%19%
Not sure/Don't know11%7%0%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
These states should still be under federal supervision85%33%14%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval8%56%76%
Not sure/Don't know8%11%10%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
These states should still be under federal supervision42%83%64%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval43%7%32%
Not sure/Don't know15%11%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
These states should still be under federal supervision49%53%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval44%30%
Not sure/Don't know7%17%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
These states should still be under federal supervision58%50%45%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval29%36%45%
Not sure/Don't know13%14%9%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
These states should still be under federal supervision64%50%56%53%44%50%
These states should be able to change their voting and election practices without federal approval23%36%29%35%47%41%
Not sure/Don't know13%14%15%12%9%8%

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