Seriousness - People Voting Who Are Not Eligible (October 2016)

Seriousness - People Voting Who Are Not Eligible (October 2016)

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Extremely serious45%
Somewhat serious14%
Not too serious12%
Not serious at all27%
Don't know2%

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categoryNot supporting Donald TrumpSupporting Donald Trump
Extremely serious18%77%
Somewhat serious11%18%
Not too serious19%3%
Not serious at all48%1%
Don't know3%0%

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categoryNot supporting Hillary ClintonSupporting Hillary Clinton
Extremely serious67%12%
Somewhat serious18%9%
Not too serious6%20%
Not serious at all6%57%
Don't know2%2%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely serious15%58%70%
Somewhat serious8%11%19%
Not too serious20%16%4%
Not serious at all55%14%5%
Don't know2%1%2%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely serious67%63%74%
Somewhat serious20%23%17%
Not too serious6%3%3%
Not serious at all7%9%2%
Don't know0%3%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely serious14%14%16%
Somewhat serious6%7%9%
Not too serious16%26%20%
Not serious at all63%52%53%
Don't know1%1%2%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely serious9%30%71%
Somewhat serious7%17%16%
Not too serious19%18%4%
Not serious at all63%32%8%
Don't know2%4%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely serious48%66%86%
Somewhat serious22%19%10%
Not too serious5%8%1%
Not serious at all22%8%2%
Don't know3%0%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely serious6%10%10%
Somewhat serious9%4%8%
Not too serious23%14%22%
Not serious at all59%69%60%
Don't know4%2%0%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely serious12%66%81%
Somewhat serious9%17%12%
Not too serious20%7%2%
Not serious at all57%9%3%
Don't know1%1%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely serious50%33%35%
Somewhat serious16%12%10%
Not too serious9%8%22%
Not serious at all23%45%31%
Don't know2%3%2%

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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely serious46%44%
Somewhat serious13%15%
Not too serious9%14%
Not serious at all29%25%
Don't know3%1%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely serious35%43%61%
Somewhat serious10%17%14%
Not too serious17%10%11%
Not serious at all37%30%8%
Don't know2%1%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely serious28%40%51%54%
Somewhat serious12%12%15%18%
Not too serious21%16%6%9%
Not serious at all34%31%26%18%
Don't know5%1%2%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely serious47%52%41%46%42%41%
Somewhat serious6%13%19%15%14%11%
Not too serious18%14%10%11%12%9%
Not serious at all30%16%28%25%33%39%
Don't know0%4%2%3%0%0%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Extremely serious57%46%30%21%
Somewhat serious17%17%9%7%
Not too serious9%13%8%21%
Not serious at all14%23%46%51%
Don't know2%1%7%0%

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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
Extremely serious60%49%21%
Somewhat serious18%16%10%
Not too serious10%10%17%
Not serious at all11%23%52%
Don't know1%2%0%

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categoryNo College EducationCollege Educated
Extremely serious47%41%
Somewhat serious15%13%
Not too serious12%11%
Not serious at all23%35%
Don't know3%0%

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