Most Important Problem Facing Texas (June 2019)

Most Important Problem Facing Texas (June 2019)

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categoryTotal
Immigration20%
Border security17%
Health care8%
Education7%
Political corruption/leadership6%
Gun control/gun violence5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration9%23%29%
Border security3%12%30%
Health care14%7%2%
Education9%8%5%
Political corruption/leadership13%4%1%
Gun control/gun violence6%2%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration12%12%6%
Border security0%7%3%
Health care16%12%14%
Education8%8%10%
Political corruption/leadership17%6%14%
Gun control/gun violence3%9%7%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration23%32%31%
Border security34%16%33%
Health care4%2%2%
Education6%6%3%
Political corruption/leadership0%1%2%
Gun control/gun violence6%4%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration6%19%30%
Border security2%9%31%
Health care14%10%3%
Education10%5%5%
Political corruption/leadership15%3%2%
Gun control/gun violence5%8%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration11%5%3%
Border security6%2%1%
Health care13%13%15%
Education14%11%6%
Political corruption/leadership13%15%16%
Gun control/gun violence4%6%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration26%28%33%
Border security19%36%32%
Health care4%3%2%
Education11%5%1%
Political corruption/leadership2%1%3%
Gun control/gun violence10%2%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration22%11%20%
Border security23%4%11%
Health care7%12%9%
Education7%7%5%
Political corruption/leadership8%3%5%
Gun control/gun violence2%10%8%

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categoryMaleFemale
Immigration21%18%
Border security16%17%
Health care6%9%
Education6%7%
Political corruption/leadership7%6%
Gun control/gun violence3%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Immigration18%18%26%
Border security8%19%26%
Health care9%8%7%
Education9%6%6%
Political corruption/leadership5%8%4%
Gun control/gun violence7%3%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Immigration18%15%21%24%
Border security8%12%18%26%
Health care5%8%9%8%
Education11%9%5%4%
Political corruption/leadership2%6%8%6%
Gun control/gun violence7%4%4%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration20%21%23%21%15%21%
Border security8%15%22%20%17%13%
Health care4%9%6%9%9%7%
Education11%2%5%5%9%14%
Political corruption/leadership7%6%6%4%6%10%
Gun control/gun violence11%7%4%3%4%2%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Immigration24%23%15%8%
Border security19%19%15%7%
Health care5%9%9%13%
Education5%6%13%9%
Political corruption/leadership3%4%7%19%
Gun control/gun violence6%4%3%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
Immigration25%22%10%
Border security21%20%8%
Health care4%7%12%
Education5%8%8%
Political corruption/leadership2%4%16%
Gun control/gun violence6%5%3%

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