How important is public safety to your vote in the 2022 Election? (October 2022)

How important is public safety to your vote in the 2022 Election? (October 2022)

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Very important65%
Somewhat important28%
Not very important5%
Not important at all1%
Don't know/No opinion1%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Very important57%55%73%
Somewhat important34%33%24%
Not very important8%8%2%
Not important at all1%2%1%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%1%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very important52%57%59%
Somewhat important32%41%32%
Not very important16%3%7%
Not important at all0%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion0%0%1%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Very important64%65%78%
Somewhat important32%30%19%
Not very important2%3%2%
Not important at all2%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion0%2%1%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very important51%65%74%
Somewhat important39%29%21%
Not very important9%5%3%
Not important at all0%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion0%0%1%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Very important59%46%51%
Somewhat important34%48%32%
Not very important5%6%16%
Not important at all0%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion2%0%0%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very important65%72%81%
Somewhat important29%24%15%
Not very important3%4%3%
Not important at all1%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion2%0%1%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Very important65%69%66%
Somewhat important29%27%28%
Not very important5%2%6%
Not important at all0%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%0%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Very important65%65%
Somewhat important28%28%
Not very important6%5%
Not important at all1%1%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Very important62%64%72%
Somewhat important30%30%21%
Not very important7%5%3%
Not important at all1%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion0%0%3%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Very important69%56%68%68%
Somewhat important23%32%26%30%
Not very important7%10%5%2%
Not important at all1%1%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion0%2%1%0%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Very important82%70%63%62%65%59%
Somewhat important18%24%28%35%28%33%
Not very important0%4%8%1%6%7%
Not important at all0%1%0%0%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%1%1%0%0%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Very important76%63%54%53%
Somewhat important19%31%40%36%
Not very important4%5%5%10%
Not important at all1%0%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%0%1%

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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.
Very important74%72%42%82%
Somewhat important21%23%46%15%
Not very important3%4%10%2%
Not important at all1%0%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%1%2%

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