Most Important Problem for Legislature to Address (February 2019)

Most Important Problem for Legislature to Address (February 2019)

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categoryTotal
Property taxes23%
Public school funding21%
Increasing teacher salaries13%
Mental health services11%
Emergency preparedness11%
School safety12%
Don't know/No opinion8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Property taxes10%20%36%
Public school funding30%18%15%
Increasing teacher salaries17%7%11%
Mental health services16%12%7%
Emergency preparedness7%12%13%
School safety12%17%11%
Don't know/No opinion7%14%8%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Property taxes9%12%9%
Public school funding37%17%32%
Increasing teacher salaries16%16%18%
Mental health services14%15%18%
Emergency preparedness7%15%4%
School safety13%15%11%
Don't know/No opinion4%10%7%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Property taxes39%31%36%
Public school funding18%17%12%
Increasing teacher salaries11%14%9%
Mental health services5%9%7%
Emergency preparedness13%13%13%
School safety9%6%13%
Don't know/No opinion5%10%10%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Property taxes9%19%36%
Public school funding32%20%15%
Increasing teacher salaries19%11%10%
Mental health services16%15%7%
Emergency preparedness5%12%13%
School safety13%10%12%
Don't know/No opinion6%12%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Property taxes9%11%7%
Public school funding25%32%38%
Increasing teacher salaries20%21%16%
Mental health services5%15%24%
Emergency preparedness8%4%5%
School safety24%10%7%
Don't know/No opinion9%6%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Property taxes21%43%36%
Public school funding18%16%13%
Increasing teacher salaries15%9%9%
Mental health services9%6%6%
Emergency preparedness14%12%13%
School safety16%9%12%
Don't know/No opinion7%5%11%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Property taxes28%12%18%
Public school funding22%15%22%
Increasing teacher salaries13%10%17%
Mental health services10%22%9%
Emergency preparedness9%10%13%
School safety10%22%12%
Don't know/No opinion8%11%9%

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categoryMaleFemale
Property taxes29%18%
Public school funding21%22%
Increasing teacher salaries14%13%
Mental health services9%13%
Emergency preparedness10%11%
School safety12%13%
Don't know/No opinion6%10%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Property taxes17%27%23%
Public school funding21%23%18%
Increasing teacher salaries16%12%11%
Mental health services15%9%10%
Emergency preparedness9%9%16%
School safety13%12%11%
Don't know/No opinion8%8%11%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Property taxes10%19%27%33%
Public school funding25%19%21%22%
Increasing teacher salaries12%16%13%10%
Mental health services16%13%10%6%
Emergency preparedness17%6%11%9%
School safety13%17%8%13%
Don't know/No opinion6%9%9%8%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Property taxes18%18%25%25%27%24%
Public school funding0%14%23%21%26%30%
Increasing teacher salaries12%15%12%14%11%15%
Mental health services27%11%10%10%12%8%
Emergency preparedness10%13%9%12%11%5%
School safety22%15%13%5%10%11%
Don't know/No opinion11%13%7%12%4%7%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Property taxes24%29%20%16%
Public school funding17%20%28%31%
Increasing teacher salaries12%12%13%18%
Mental health services11%10%14%13%
Emergency preparedness13%11%8%5%
School safety14%12%10%9%
Don't know/No opinion9%6%8%9%

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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
Property taxes25%27%18%
Public school funding13%20%34%
Increasing teacher salaries13%11%17%
Mental health services10%10%12%
Emergency preparedness15%11%4%
School safety14%14%7%
Don't know/No opinion9%7%7%

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