Importance of Party in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

Importance of Party in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

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Extremely important19%
Somewhat important42%
Not very important27%
Not at all important13%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely important24%11%16%
Somewhat important47%21%43%
Not very important21%28%31%
Not at all important7%40%10%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely important6%6%28%
Somewhat important28%49%52%
Not very important51%34%15%
Not at all important15%12%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely important4%8%40%
Somewhat important46%44%49%
Not very important33%38%10%
Not at all important16%10%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely important25%16%19%
Somewhat important50%34%45%
Not very important20%30%26%
Not at all important5%20%10%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely important10%17%39%
Somewhat important50%49%26%
Not very important28%24%27%
Not at all important13%9%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely important16%26%57%
Somewhat important58%48%26%
Not very important20%23%14%
Not at all important7%3%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely important25%22%18%
Somewhat important48%50%38%
Not very important20%24%33%
Not at all important7%4%12%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely important16%29%22%
Somewhat important41%53%40%
Not very important28%15%29%
Not at all important15%2%9%

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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely important17%20%
Somewhat important44%40%
Not very important29%25%
Not at all important9%16%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely important19%21%13%
Somewhat important44%40%42%
Not very important25%27%27%
Not at all important12%12%17%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely important34%24%14%14%14%19%
Somewhat important44%37%45%47%40%49%
Not very important14%25%28%22%32%25%
Not at all important7%13%13%17%13%8%

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