Legislature's Top Priority (February 2015)

Legislature's Top Priority (February 2015)

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Increase K-12 funding15%
School voucher program5%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes18%
Lower property taxes13%
Lower business taxes3%
Funding for transportation5%
Continue border security funding18%
Expand state-funded, pre-k1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA15%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Increase K-12 funding22%10%9%
School voucher program3%4%7%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes8%24%25%
Lower property taxes13%6%14%
Lower business taxes1%3%5%
Funding for transportation6%7%4%
Continue border security funding9%17%27%
Expand state-funded, pre-k2%2%1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA29%12%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Increase K-12 funding27%18%22%
School voucher program6%2%3%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes7%12%7%
Lower property taxes11%16%11%
Lower business taxes0%1%1%
Funding for transportation7%7%5%
Continue border security funding3%12%10%
Expand state-funded, pre-k4%0%1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA31%19%36%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Increase K-12 funding7%11%10%
School voucher program10%9%4%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes29%20%25%
Lower property taxes15%16%13%
Lower business taxes5%5%4%
Funding for transportation2%3%6%
Continue border security funding28%22%28%
Expand state-funded, pre-k0%2%0%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA3%8%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Increase K-12 funding23%18%9%
School voucher program3%3%7%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes9%10%27%
Lower property taxes7%15%14%
Lower business taxes0%3%4%
Funding for transportation9%4%4%
Continue border security funding4%13%27%
Expand state-funded, pre-k2%1%1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA41%16%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Increase K-12 funding14%6%8%
School voucher program9%6%7%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes23%30%27%
Lower property taxes14%13%15%
Lower business taxes6%4%3%
Funding for transportation2%7%1%
Continue border security funding27%26%29%
Expand state-funded, pre-k1%1%0%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA1%4%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Increase K-12 funding21%27%18%
School voucher program1%5%3%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes6%9%12%
Lower property taxes11%4%9%
Funding for transportation12%8%7%
Continue border security funding6%2%5%
Expand state-funded, pre-k5%0%3%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA36%44%43%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Increase K-12 funding23%14%3%
School voucher program2%5%9%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes8%17%38%
Lower property taxes11%17%12%
Lower business taxes1%7%4%
Funding for transportation7%4%5%
Continue border security funding9%25%23%
Expand state-funded, pre-k1%2%0%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA33%5%4%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Increase K-12 funding15%18%12%
School voucher program5%3%6%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes21%10%16%
Lower property taxes11%17%15%
Lower business taxes3%2%5%
Funding for transportation5%8%2%
Continue border security funding21%12%14%
Expand state-funded, pre-k0%3%2%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA14%17%16%

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categoryMaleFemale
Increase K-12 funding12%17%
School voucher program5%5%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes23%14%
Lower property taxes15%11%
Lower business taxes3%3%
Funding for transportation7%3%
Continue border security funding14%22%
Expand state-funded, pre-k1%1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA14%16%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Increase K-12 funding16%15%11%
School voucher program4%6%5%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes17%17%23%
Lower property taxes13%14%10%
Lower business taxes2%4%4%
Funding for transportation8%5%2%
Continue border security funding14%18%26%
Expand state-funded, pre-k2%1%1%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA18%16%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Increase K-12 funding23%20%11%8%
School voucher program7%7%3%4%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes10%14%20%24%
Lower property taxes8%16%13%13%
Lower business taxes6%4%1%3%
Funding for transportation7%4%5%4%
Continue border security funding14%10%21%24%
Expand state-funded, pre-k1%1%2%0%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA17%13%18%10%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Increase K-12 funding11%11%16%22%14%19%
School voucher program2%6%5%5%5%6%
Limit government - no new spending/taxes14%17%21%9%17%23%
Lower property taxes23%13%10%15%14%16%
Lower business taxes0%3%3%4%3%4%
Funding for transportation0%3%6%4%8%5%
Continue border security funding11%24%16%17%18%10%
Expand state-funded, pre-k4%1%2%2%1%0%
Expand Medicaid funding under ACA10%12%15%18%18%16%

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