Most Important Problem Facing the State of Texas (October 2010)

Most Important Problem Facing the State of Texas (October 2010)

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Border security21%
Immigration19%
The economy14%
Unemployment/jobs12%
Political corruption/leadership8%
Education5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Border security3%28%34%
Immigration8%11%26%
The economy15%16%13%
Unemployment/jobs20%11%6%
Political corruption/leadership15%11%3%
Education9%2%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Border security38%31%34%
Immigration23%29%27%
The economy12%11%14%
Unemployment/jobs5%4%7%
Political corruption/leadership4%2%2%
Education5%3%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Border security2%3%4%
Immigration5%6%11%
The economy5%22%14%
Unemployment/jobs9%31%17%
Political corruption/leadership16%7%20%
Education14%4%10%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Border security4%11%31%
Immigration8%10%26%
The economy14%16%13%
Unemployment/jobs18%17%9%
Political corruption/leadership22%11%3%
Education11%5%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Border security24%39%28%
Immigration24%26%27%
The economy13%9%17%
Unemployment/jobs9%8%9%
Political corruption/leadership2%3%3%
Education2%4%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Border security4%6%0%
Immigration12%3%6%
The economy15%18%0%
Unemployment/jobs21%11%21%
Political corruption/leadership15%28%31%
Education7%16%14%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Border security3%26%34%
Immigration8%27%26%
The economy16%17%12%
Unemployment/jobs18%7%6%
Political corruption/leadership17%3%4%
Education10%1%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Border security25%8%14%
Immigration22%15%10%
The economy11%15%22%
Unemployment/jobs9%20%17%
Political corruption/leadership9%6%7%
Education4%6%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Border security29%13%
Immigration19%18%
The economy9%18%
Unemployment/jobs7%17%
Political corruption/leadership11%6%
Education4%5%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Border security17%21%24%
Immigration14%21%19%
The economy20%10%14%
Unemployment/jobs14%12%11%
Political corruption/leadership10%8%7%
Education5%6%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Border security22%21%23%18%18%15%
Immigration30%18%18%24%17%15%
The economy27%19%11%6%11%7%
Unemployment/jobs0%15%12%6%11%7%
Political corruption/leadership0%4%11%18%12%14%
Education0%2%3%12%13%11%

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