Most Important Issue in 2016 Election (October 2016)

Most Important Issue in 2016 Election (October 2016)

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The economy17%
Immigration10%
Foreign policy4%
Terrorism9%
Health care7%
Education3%
Race relations3%
The criminal justice system1%
Gun policy3%
Police-community relations3%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court25%
Trade with other countries2%
National security9%
Other5%

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categoryNot supporting Donald TrumpSupporting Donald Trump
The economy19%14%
Immigration5%17%
Foreign policy5%2%
Terrorism8%10%
Health care10%4%
Education6%0%
Race relations4%1%
The criminal justice system2%0%
Gun policy4%2%
Police-community relations5%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court16%35%
Trade with other countries3%0%
National security6%12%
Other7%3%

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categoryNot supporting Hillary ClintonSupporting Hillary Clinton
The economy16%18%
Immigration13%6%
Foreign policy3%4%
Terrorism10%8%
Health care5%11%
Education2%5%
Race relations1%5%
The criminal justice system1%2%
Gun policy2%5%
Police-community relations0%7%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court30%18%
Trade with other countries1%2%
National security11%5%
Other5%5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
The economy19%21%14%
Immigration5%9%15%
Foreign policy3%4%3%
Terrorism7%4%13%
Health care11%5%4%
Education6%3%0%
Race relations5%0%1%
The criminal justice system2%0%0%
Gun policy5%7%1%
Police-community relations6%2%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court19%18%33%
Trade with other countries2%2%1%
National security4%15%12%
Other6%11%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
The economy15%14%13%
Immigration17%10%17%
Foreign policy4%2%2%
Terrorism5%19%14%
Health care2%7%3%
Education0%0%1%
Race relations0%4%0%
The criminal justice system0%0%1%
Gun policy2%2%0%
Police-community relations1%0%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court45%22%31%
Trade with other countries0%0%2%
National security5%14%14%
Other3%5%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
The economy19%23%17%
Immigration4%6%4%
Foreign policy0%4%4%
Terrorism2%17%5%
Health care15%11%10%
Education6%9%5%
Race relations6%0%6%
The criminal justice system3%0%2%
Gun policy4%6%5%
Police-community relations12%3%6%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court16%12%24%
Trade with other countries0%0%4%
National security3%3%5%
Other10%4%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
The economy14%21%15%
Immigration3%9%14%
Foreign policy4%5%2%
Terrorism3%11%11%
Health care12%10%3%
Education5%5%1%
Race relations4%5%0%
The criminal justice system3%1%0%
Gun policy5%3%2%
Police-community relations3%5%2%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court27%12%33%
Trade with other countries0%1%3%
National security7%7%11%
Other9%5%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
The economy15%21%8%
Immigration8%10%21%
Foreign policy4%2%2%
Terrorism15%10%9%
Health care5%4%1%
Education3%0%1%
Race relations1%0%1%
The criminal justice system0%0%0%
Gun policy1%3%2%
Police-community relations0%4%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court23%30%41%
Trade with other countries3%1%4%
National security15%13%7%
Other7%2%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
The economy20%16%7%
Immigration4%3%2%
Foreign policy8%3%3%
Terrorism5%2%4%
Health care10%18%7%
Education7%2%8%
Race relations2%6%3%
The criminal justice system6%2%1%
Gun policy6%5%3%
Police-community relations3%1%5%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court21%28%32%
Trade with other countries1%0%0%
National security3%9%7%
Other5%7%16%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
The economy19%18%16%
Immigration4%18%15%
Foreign policy5%4%0%
Terrorism6%16%5%
Health care10%4%1%
Education6%0%1%
Race relations5%2%1%
The criminal justice system2%0%0%
Gun policy5%1%2%
Police-community relations5%1%4%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court20%19%39%
Trade with other countries2%2%0%
National security5%12%11%
Other5%2%4%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
The economy14%15%25%
Immigration11%4%12%
Foreign policy3%2%5%
Terrorism9%16%8%
Health care5%9%13%
Education2%3%5%
Race relations1%11%2%
The criminal justice system1%3%0%
Gun policy3%5%3%
Police-community relations1%11%4%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court33%6%10%
Trade with other countries1%6%0%
National security10%5%8%
Other6%2%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
The economy20%14%
Immigration10%11%
Foreign policy5%2%
Terrorism7%11%
Health care5%9%
Education3%3%
Race relations2%4%
The criminal justice system1%1%
Gun policy3%3%
Police-community relations5%1%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court26%24%
Trade with other countries2%1%
National security6%11%
Other6%4%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
The economy18%16%16%
Immigration9%11%11%
Foreign policy2%5%1%
Terrorism9%7%15%
Health care7%7%9%
Education5%2%3%
Race relations1%4%1%
The criminal justice system3%0%0%
Gun policy4%3%3%
Police-community relations6%1%4%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court20%28%23%
Trade with other countries3%1%0%
National security8%9%9%
Other4%5%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
The economy12%20%19%13%
Immigration8%11%13%6%
Foreign policy7%5%2%2%
Terrorism17%7%6%11%
Health care8%9%7%5%
Education5%5%3%0%
Race relations3%2%3%3%
The criminal justice system1%1%2%0%
Gun policy3%5%2%3%
Police-community relations5%5%2%1%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court12%17%27%43%
Trade with other countries4%1%1%1%
National security10%6%9%11%
Other6%7%5%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
The economy27%18%12%16%22%13%
Immigration18%15%8%14%6%8%
Foreign policy4%1%6%2%2%9%
Terrorism8%16%10%8%4%1%
Health care6%10%9%4%5%4%
Education10%2%3%8%2%4%
Race relations0%2%3%4%3%1%
The criminal justice system0%1%1%1%1%0%
Gun policy11%1%2%1%7%2%
Police-community relations0%4%1%11%2%1%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court10%15%24%17%34%41%
Trade with other countries0%3%1%0%1%2%
National security4%8%12%9%7%7%
Other2%4%7%6%3%6%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
The economy13%17%19%24%
Immigration11%14%4%7%
Foreign policy4%1%5%3%
Terrorism9%13%11%2%
Health care7%6%7%12%
Education2%3%4%6%
Race relations3%3%4%1%
The criminal justice system1%1%0%2%
Gun policy2%2%7%4%
Police-community relations4%3%1%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court26%24%20%29%
Trade with other countries3%1%0%1%
National security9%8%11%6%
Other5%5%7%4%

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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
The economy12%19%18%
Immigration14%9%7%
Foreign policy4%3%4%
Terrorism13%9%1%
Health care8%6%11%
Education4%3%4%
Race relations2%3%3%
The criminal justice system0%2%1%
Gun policy2%1%8%
Police-community relations5%4%0%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court23%27%26%
Trade with other countries3%1%1%
National security8%10%6%
Other3%4%8%

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categoryNo College EducationCollege Educated
The economy16%19%
Immigration12%7%
Foreign policy3%5%
Terrorism12%3%
Health care9%5%
Education4%3%
Race relations3%3%
The criminal justice system1%1%
Gun policy2%6%
Police-community relations3%2%
Nominating Justices to the Supreme Court19%37%
Trade with other countries2%1%
National security10%7%
Other6%4%

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