How Important is it for You to Live in a Legislative District with People Like You? (May 2011)

How Important is it for You to Live in a Legislative District with People Like You? (May 2011)

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Very important16%
Somewhat important39%
Not at all important34%
Don't know12%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Very important12%7%22%
Somewhat important37%37%40%
Not at all important38%37%30%
Don't know12%18%8%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Very important18%10%28%
Somewhat important41%49%37%
Not at all important35%37%24%
Don't know6%4%11%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very important9%10%15%
Somewhat important38%38%37%
Not at all important42%38%38%
Don't know11%14%11%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very important9%9%23%
Somewhat important39%39%39%
Not at all important44%32%30%
Don't know8%20%8%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very important16%21%31%
Somewhat important38%39%39%
Not at all important39%29%25%
Don't know7%11%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Very important3%8%17%
Somewhat important44%37%36%
Not at all important45%48%38%
Don't know9%7%9%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Very important12%25%19%
Somewhat important38%39%43%
Not at all important41%27%34%
Don't know9%9%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Very important15%22%14%
Somewhat important40%34%36%
Not at all important32%31%40%
Don't know13%13%10%

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categoryMaleFemale
Very important15%17%
Somewhat important35%42%
Not at all important44%25%
Don't know7%16%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Very important20%14%16%
Somewhat important38%42%33%
Not at all important30%35%36%
Don't know12%9%14%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Very important29%17%15%8%17%14%
Somewhat important31%36%37%53%43%32%
Not at all important21%31%36%35%30%52%
Don't know19%15%12%4%10%2%

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