Most Important Problem Facing Texas (October 2016)

Most Important Problem Facing Texas (October 2016)

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categorycolumn-1
Immigration18%
Border security14%
Political corruption/leadership8%
Education7%
The economy6%
Unemployment/jobs4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration4%19%31%
Border security3%13%25%
Political corruption/leadership16%7%1%
Education9%5%5%
The economy6%8%5%
Unemployment/jobs7%4%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration33%33%29%
Border security20%17%33%
Political corruption/leadership3%2%0%
Education4%11%2%
The economy6%5%5%
Unemployment/jobs2%0%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration3%5%3%
Border security4%3%2%
Political corruption/leadership19%15%15%
Education14%8%7%
The economy5%15%2%
Unemployment/jobs2%10%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration6%11%29%
Border security2%7%25%
Political corruption/leadership18%10%2%
Education10%8%4%
The economy2%10%5%
Unemployment/jobs4%6%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration20%31%33%
Border security22%26%26%
Political corruption/leadership5%3%0%
Education10%3%3%
The economy7%5%5%
Unemployment/jobs1%3%2%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration1%8%7%
Border security4%3%1%
Political corruption/leadership14%19%21%
Education16%6%10%
The economy5%1%0%
Unemployment/jobs1%3%8%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Immigration4%28%30%
Border security3%23%30%
Political corruption/leadership16%2%1%
Education8%3%4%
The economy7%6%5%
Unemployment/jobs7%2%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration21%9%15%
Border security19%1%8%
Political corruption/leadership8%13%5%
Education6%4%9%
The economy5%9%7%
Unemployment/jobs1%9%8%

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categoryMaleFemale
Immigration18%18%
Border security11%17%
Political corruption/leadership8%8%
Education6%7%
The economy8%5%
Unemployment/jobs5%3%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Immigration14%18%24%
Border security9%16%17%
Political corruption/leadership9%8%6%
Education6%8%3%
The economy8%5%5%
Unemployment/jobs4%4%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Immigration8%15%23%24%
Border security5%13%16%20%
Political corruption/leadership7%5%10%10%
Education9%10%4%3%
The economy5%9%6%5%
Unemployment/jobs5%7%3%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration25%22%16%16%15%19%
Border security16%13%13%15%15%15%
Political corruption/leadership5%5%12%5%11%6%
Education0%3%7%12%8%12%
The economy0%8%5%5%6%5%
Unemployment/jobs12%5%3%5%4%0%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Immigration19%22%19%6%
Border security21%12%6%5%
Political corruption/leadership4%10%10%14%
Education4%8%10%9%
The economy7%8%2%4%
Unemployment/jobs4%3%4%7%

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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
Immigration21%21%10%
Border security19%17%4%
Political corruption/leadership5%6%17%
Education3%7%11%
The economy7%6%5%
Unemployment/jobs5%4%2%

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