Support for the Death Penalty (February 2015)

Support for the Death Penalty (February 2015)

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Strongly support49%
Somewhat support26%
Somewhat oppose10%
Strongly oppose9%
Don't know6%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support32%50%63%
Somewhat support29%21%25%
Somewhat oppose17%5%5%
Strongly oppose15%10%3%
Don't know7%14%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support56%61%69%
Somewhat support35%20%20%
Somewhat oppose5%9%4%
Strongly oppose1%3%4%
Don't know3%7%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support31%38%28%
Somewhat support26%33%27%
Somewhat oppose24%14%16%
Strongly oppose13%9%20%
Don't know5%6%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support21%41%65%
Somewhat support24%30%25%
Somewhat oppose23%8%5%
Strongly oppose27%7%3%
Don't know6%13%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support57%66%71%
Somewhat support28%26%19%
Somewhat oppose8%6%3%
Strongly oppose4%2%3%
Don't know3%1%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support27%16%20%
Somewhat support24%24%23%
Somewhat oppose30%24%11%
Strongly oppose14%29%41%
Don't know6%7%4%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support26%58%73%
Somewhat support30%29%18%
Somewhat oppose17%5%5%
Strongly oppose19%3%3%
Don't know7%5%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support52%32%48%
Somewhat support25%26%32%
Somewhat oppose10%15%6%
Strongly oppose8%16%8%
Don't know5%11%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support53%44%
Somewhat support26%27%
Somewhat oppose9%10%
Strongly oppose8%9%
Don't know4%9%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support42%49%58%
Somewhat support26%27%25%
Somewhat oppose14%9%5%
Strongly oppose11%9%6%
Don't know7%7%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support33%41%58%53%
Somewhat support34%27%22%28%
Somewhat oppose9%12%8%10%
Strongly oppose13%11%7%7%
Don't know11%10%5%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support38%55%45%49%50%38%
Somewhat support33%26%28%27%21%30%
Somewhat oppose6%6%12%8%11%15%
Strongly oppose6%5%9%10%13%13%
Don't know16%8%6%6%5%5%

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