Limit Ability of Local Governments to Raise Property Taxes (June 2017)

Limit Ability of Local Governments to Raise Property Taxes (June 2017)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support48%
Somewhat support29%
Somewhat oppose7%
Strongly oppose7%
Don't know8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support30%54%65%
Somewhat support32%29%26%
Somewhat oppose13%3%3%
Strongly oppose12%6%2%
Don't know12%7%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support28%31%31%
Somewhat support37%35%28%
Somewhat oppose16%9%13%
Strongly oppose8%14%15%
Don't know11%11%13%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support66%61%67%
Somewhat support25%30%25%
Somewhat oppose4%0%4%
Strongly oppose1%4%1%
Don't know5%5%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support28%47%63%
Somewhat support33%29%27%
Somewhat oppose15%3%3%
Strongly oppose13%7%4%
Don't know11%15%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support30%26%27%
Somewhat support40%37%20%
Somewhat oppose13%15%18%
Strongly oppose10%11%18%
Don't know7%10%17%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support53%62%71%
Somewhat support38%29%17%
Somewhat oppose4%4%2%
Strongly oppose3%2%6%
Don't know2%4%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support31%61%75%
Somewhat support31%27%20%
Somewhat oppose13%4%2%
Strongly oppose14%3%2%
Don't know10%5%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support52%38%42%
Somewhat support31%26%26%
Somewhat oppose6%10%8%
Strongly oppose5%12%11%
Don't know6%13%13%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support53%45%
Somewhat support24%33%
Somewhat oppose8%6%
Strongly oppose8%6%
Don't know6%10%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support37%51%59%
Somewhat support27%30%29%
Somewhat oppose10%7%3%
Strongly oppose12%5%4%
Don't know14%6%4%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support30%45%53%57%
Somewhat support34%27%29%28%
Somewhat oppose12%7%6%6%
Strongly oppose11%8%7%5%
Don't know13%14%5%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support69%50%52%45%44%46%
Somewhat support6%23%26%32%38%29%
Somewhat oppose1%6%7%7%7%12%
Strongly oppose4%10%7%5%5%8%
Don't know21%10%8%10%6%5%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support55%49%45%35%
Somewhat support27%32%29%29%
Somewhat oppose4%5%12%14%
Strongly oppose7%6%4%11%
Don't know8%8%9%11%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Strongly support51%57%36%
Somewhat support25%31%31%
Somewhat oppose5%4%13%
Strongly oppose10%4%11%
Don't know8%4%9%

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