Most Important Issue Facing Texas (June 2024)

Most Important Issue Facing Texas (June 2024)

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Border security19%
Immigration17%
Political corruption / leadership11%
Inflation / rising prices10%
The economy7%
Abortion3%
Education3%
Gun control / gun violence3%
Health care3%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Border security4%13%34%
Immigration5%21%27%
Political corruption / leadership21%9%2%
Inflation / rising prices10%11%9%
The economy7%9%6%
Abortion7%2%1%
Education4%2%2%
Gun control / gun violence6%3%1%
Health care4%2%2%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Border security2%8%3%
Immigration1%7%4%
Political corruption / leadership35%12%22%
Inflation / rising prices5%19%8%
The economy9%5%7%
Abortion2%2%11%
Education2%6%3%
Gun control / gun violence1%5%8%
Health care2%6%3%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Border security33%23%39%
Immigration35%19%28%
Political corruption / leadership3%4%0%
Inflation / rising prices7%15%7%
The economy3%8%6%
Abortion0%2%0%
Education2%3%1%
Gun control / gun violence2%1%0%
Health care1%1%2%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Border security5%8%35%
Immigration4%15%27%
Political corruption / leadership26%8%2%
Inflation / rising prices8%14%9%
The economy8%9%4%
Abortion8%3%1%
Education3%2%3%
Gun control / gun violence4%6%1%
Health care4%3%2%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Border security7%5%2%
Immigration1%6%2%
Political corruption / leadership29%25%26%
Inflation / rising prices10%8%7%
The economy5%9%8%
Abortion4%3%17%
Education3%3%3%
Gun control / gun violence3%4%5%
Health care6%2%5%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Border security16%40%42%
Immigration29%26%27%
Political corruption / leadership6%1%1%
Inflation / rising prices10%10%7%
The economy2%4%5%
Abortion0%2%0%
Education7%2%1%
Gun control / gun violence3%0%2%
Health care2%1%2%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Border security24%6%12%
Immigration20%9%14%
Political corruption / leadership12%10%8%
Inflation / rising prices8%14%10%
The economy5%8%9%
Abortion3%7%4%
Education2%4%3%
Gun control / gun violence2%6%6%
Health care2%3%4%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Border security20%18%
Immigration17%16%
Political corruption / leadership13%9%
Inflation / rising prices8%11%
The economy7%7%
Abortion1%6%
Education2%4%
Gun control / gun violence3%3%
Health care3%2%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Border security10%20%31%
Immigration14%18%19%
Political corruption / leadership10%12%9%
Inflation / rising prices11%9%9%
The economy11%4%6%
Abortion4%3%2%
Education2%3%1%
Gun control / gun violence3%4%3%
Health care3%2%1%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Border security7%11%24%28%
Immigration6%10%21%24%
Political corruption / leadership5%8%13%14%
Inflation / rising prices9%13%11%6%
The economy10%11%5%3%
Abortion4%4%4%2%
Education3%4%2%3%
Gun control / gun violence6%3%2%4%
Health care4%5%1%2%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Border security16%15%21%22%18%22%
Immigration16%21%15%14%17%14%
Political corruption / leadership5%7%16%9%11%13%
Inflation / rising prices13%8%8%7%14%10%
The economy10%10%4%8%6%5%
Abortion3%5%2%4%4%2%
Education0%2%2%3%3%6%
Gun control / gun violence10%4%3%4%1%2%
Health care3%2%3%2%3%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Border security25%20%12%7%
Immigration18%16%12%18%
Political corruption / leadership5%9%13%28%
Inflation / rising prices10%10%12%7%
The economy7%7%6%4%
Abortion2%4%3%8%
Education2%5%2%2%
Gun control / gun violence4%1%6%3%
Health care1%4%5%1%

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Border security26%23%6%8%
Immigration16%20%12%16%
Political corruption / leadership4%6%29%10%
Inflation / rising prices9%12%8%11%
The economy9%5%5%9%
Abortion3%3%6%3%
Education2%3%3%3%
Gun control / gun violence3%3%4%5%
Health care2%2%3%2%

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