Most Important Problem Facing Texas (February 2016)

Most Important Problem Facing Texas (February 2016)

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categorycolumn-1
Immigration18%
Border security15%
Political corruption/leadership9%
Education7%
Declining oil prices6%
The economy5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration11%17%27%
Border security6%11%27%
Political corruption/leadership14%11%2%
Education10%4%5%
Declining oil prices3%11%9%
The economy4%11%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration24%23%32%
Border security29%17%32%
Political corruption/leadership3%3%2%
Education6%6%4%
Declining oil prices12%10%6%
The economy6%3%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration10%16%8%
Border security3%11%4%
Political corruption/leadership21%7%15%
Education15%9%8%
Declining oil prices4%3%3%
The economy4%3%5%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration5%14%28%
Border security3%11%25%
Political corruption/leadership23%10%2%
Education10%7%6%
Declining oil prices4%6%7%
The economy3%8%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration25%29%30%
Border security17%30%24%
Political corruption/leadership3%2%2%
Education9%5%4%
Declining oil prices3%8%9%
The economy4%3%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration9%3%3%
Border security2%3%3%
Political corruption/leadership18%25%27%
Education9%10%11%
Declining oil prices6%2%4%
The economy2%3%6%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Immigration10%22%32%
Border security5%24%29%
Political corruption/leadership15%2%2%
Education9%7%4%
Declining oil prices4%8%9%
The economy4%4%7%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration22%8%16%
Border security20%6%8%
Political corruption/leadership10%7%7%
Education6%9%7%
Declining oil prices8%2%4%
The economy4%6%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Immigration20%16%
Border security15%16%
Political corruption/leadership10%8%
Education7%7%
Declining oil prices6%7%
The economy4%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Immigration13%20%23%
Border security11%16%21%
Political corruption/leadership10%9%6%
Education8%7%3%
Declining oil prices5%7%8%
The economy8%3%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Immigration13%16%21%19%
Border security6%14%17%22%
Political corruption/leadership7%8%9%11%
Education15%8%5%4%
Declining oil prices7%7%7%4%
The economy6%5%5%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration16%17%18%18%21%20%
Border security8%16%17%16%19%9%
Political corruption/leadership13%5%10%10%8%14%
Education3%3%9%7%9%9%
Declining oil prices7%6%4%9%8%5%
The economy9%6%4%2%5%3%

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