Opinion on the Death Penalty (September 2010)

Opinion on the Death Penalty (September 2010)

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Strongly support54%
Somewhat support24%
Somewhat oppose10%
Strongly oppose8%
Don't know5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support37%48%71%
Somewhat support30%19%20%
Somewhat oppose16%9%5%
Strongly oppose13%9%2%
Don't know4%15%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support60%82%72%
Somewhat support29%14%19%
Somewhat oppose9%2%5%
Strongly oppose1%2%2%
Don't know2%0%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support28%45%37%
Somewhat support25%34%29%
Somewhat oppose27%5%19%
Strongly oppose18%7%15%
Don't know3%9%1%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support28%46%66%
Somewhat support28%30%21%
Somewhat oppose19%11%6%
Strongly oppose22%5%3%
Don't know2%8%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support59%68%69%
Somewhat support25%21%18%
Somewhat oppose8%7%2%
Strongly oppose2%2%3%
Don't know5%1%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support30%27%29%
Somewhat support26%37%14%
Somewhat oppose26%17%9%
Strongly oppose15%18%47%
Don't know4%3%0%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support34%67%75%
Somewhat support30%22%16%
Somewhat oppose17%7%4%
Strongly oppose15%3%3%
Don't know4%1%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support59%36%50%
Somewhat support22%26%27%
Somewhat oppose9%10%10%
Strongly oppose7%13%6%
Don't know3%15%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support58%50%
Somewhat support22%26%
Somewhat oppose11%8%
Strongly oppose6%9%
Don't know3%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support47%53%64%
Somewhat support24%23%25%
Somewhat oppose12%10%5%
Strongly oppose8%9%4%
Don't know8%4%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support42%60%50%57%51%40%
Somewhat support23%22%25%21%24%26%
Somewhat oppose0%8%10%9%13%16%
Strongly oppose18%3%10%12%9%15%
Don't know17%7%4%2%3%3%

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