Importance of Political Record in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

Importance of Political Record in Voting Decisions (October 2012)

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Extremely important60%
Somewhat important35%
Not very important3%
Not at all important1%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely important66%43%61%
Somewhat important27%50%36%
Not very important5%7%2%
Not at all important2%0%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely important61%54%64%
Somewhat important37%44%33%
Not very important0%0%3%
Not at all important1%2%0%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely important62%65%69%
Somewhat important28%34%24%
Not very important10%1%3%
Not at all important0%0%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely important69%50%66%
Somewhat important29%42%31%
Not very important2%5%2%
Not at all important0%2%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely important62%67%70%
Somewhat important33%31%28%
Not very important2%2%2%
Not at all important2%0%0%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely important64%72%79%
Somewhat important33%28%19%
Not very important3%0%2%
Not at all important0%0%0%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely important69%55%66%
Somewhat important25%41%33%
Not very important4%3%1%
Not at all important1%1%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely important60%78%51%
Somewhat important37%16%41%
Not very important3%1%8%
Not at all important1%5%0%

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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely important65%56%
Somewhat important34%36%
Not very important0%6%
Not at all important0%2%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely important65%61%52%
Somewhat important34%33%43%
Not very important1%4%5%
Not at all important0%2%0%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely important73%60%61%43%61%71%
Somewhat important19%36%29%54%38%29%
Not very important2%3%6%4%1%0%
Not at all important6%0%3%0%0%0%

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