Opinion on the Death Penalty (February 2011)

Opinion on the Death Penalty (February 2011)

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categorycolumn-1
Strongly support54%
Somewhat support24%
Somewhat oppose9%
Strongly oppose8%
Don't know5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support40%44%69%
Somewhat support25%29%23%
Somewhat oppose15%10%3%
Strongly oppose16%9%2%
Don't know4%8%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support69%67%70%
Somewhat support24%22%23%
Somewhat oppose3%0%4%
Strongly oppose1%3%1%
Don't know2%8%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support30%50%37%
Somewhat support27%19%27%
Somewhat oppose23%14%13%
Strongly oppose15%14%18%
Don't know4%4%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support28%49%67%
Somewhat support21%25%25%
Somewhat oppose23%8%4%
Strongly oppose25%6%3%
Don't know3%12%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support60%67%72%
Somewhat support30%26%18%
Somewhat oppose4%5%2%
Strongly oppose4%1%5%
Don't know2%1%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support31%25%24%
Somewhat support25%17%17%
Somewhat oppose20%26%23%
Strongly oppose22%26%29%
Don't know1%5%7%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support38%64%76%
Somewhat support25%26%18%
Somewhat oppose17%4%4%
Strongly oppose17%3%0%
Don't know3%2%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support57%40%52%
Somewhat support25%27%26%
Somewhat oppose8%10%7%
Strongly oppose6%19%8%
Don't know4%4%8%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support62%47%
Somewhat support21%28%
Somewhat oppose8%9%
Strongly oppose7%10%
Don't know2%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support50%53%61%
Somewhat support24%25%24%
Somewhat oppose9%10%5%
Strongly oppose11%8%6%
Don't know6%5%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support48%58%54%61%47%37%
Somewhat support19%25%26%6%25%26%
Somewhat oppose0%5%9%11%16%12%
Strongly oppose26%4%8%15%8%23%
Don't know7%7%2%6%4%2%

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