Most Important Problem Facing the State of Texas (February 2011)

Most Important Problem Facing the State of Texas (February 2011)

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Immigration16%
Border security 15%
Unemployment/jobs13%
State budget shortfall11%
The economy9%
Political corruption/leadership 8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration5%22%24%
Border security 4%10%25%
Unemployment/jobs19%6%9%
State budget shortfall14%12%9%
The economy12%10%7%
Political corruption/leadership 13%8%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration16%15%32%
Border security 33%13%25%
Unemployment/jobs4%17%8%
State budget shortfall13%6%8%
The economy6%9%6%
Political corruption/leadership 8%6%0%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration3%6%4%
Border security 3%6%3%
Unemployment/jobs12%21%20%
State budget shortfall16%13%14%
The economy11%12%12%
Political corruption/leadership 13%13%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration6%9%24%
Border security 3%8%23%
Unemployment/jobs10%17%11%
State budget shortfall17%11%10%
The economy8%17%6%
Political corruption/leadership 21%6%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration12%25%32%
Border security 15%25%27%
Unemployment/jobs15%11%7%
State budget shortfall13%7%10%
The economy10%5%5%
Political corruption/leadership 6%3%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration5%6%6%
Border security 7%0%0%
Unemployment/jobs13%11%4%
State budget shortfall17%13%22%
The economy10%5%7%
Political corruption/leadership 20%18%28%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Immigration5%19%26%
Border security 2%29%27%
Unemployment/jobs16%11%9%
State budget shortfall14%5%10%
The economy12%7%7%
Political corruption/leadership 15%2%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration19%8%8%
Border security 19%2%9%
Unemployment/jobs9%34%13%
State budget shortfall12%9%10%
The economy7%15%16%
Political corruption/leadership 8%2%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
Immigration17%15%
Border security 17%14%
Unemployment/jobs12%13%
State budget shortfall14%9%
The economy7%11%
Political corruption/leadership 10%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Immigration10%19%17%
Border security 12%14%22%
Unemployment/jobs21%8%12%
State budget shortfall11%12%10%
The economy10%9%8%
Political corruption/leadership 8%8%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration27%17%14%15%16%12%
Border security 4%16%19%11%8%14%
Unemployment/jobs14%16%12%18%5%5%
State budget shortfall8%7%13%14%14%22%
The economy8%12%7%9%6%14%
Political corruption/leadership 4%4%9%14%10%14%

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