Support for the Death Penalty (June 2018)

Support for the Death Penalty (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support38%
Somewhat support27%
Somewhat oppose13%
Strongly oppose12%
Don't know / No opinion10%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support20%42%56%
Somewhat support26%21%30%
Somewhat oppose20%10%6%
Strongly oppose22%10%4%
Don't know / No opinion11%17%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support18%19%22%
Somewhat support29%32%22%
Somewhat oppose18%19%22%
Strongly oppose27%17%22%
Don't know / No opinion9%12%12%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support59%40%63%
Somewhat support27%38%26%
Somewhat oppose7%7%5%
Strongly oppose3%6%2%
Don't know / No opinion3%8%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support16%34%56%
Somewhat support23%33%27%
Somewhat oppose24%9%7%
Strongly oppose29%6%5%
Don't know / No opinion7%19%6%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support21%12%19%
Somewhat support29%29%10%
Somewhat oppose22%23%27%
Strongly oppose22%28%38%
Don't know / No opinion6%9%7%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support29%51%74%
Somewhat support41%30%15%
Somewhat oppose12%6%5%
Strongly oppose5%6%4%
Don't know / No opinion13%6%1%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support20%54%64%
Somewhat support26%28%27%
Somewhat oppose22%9%2%
Strongly oppose23%4%3%
Don't know / No opinion10%6%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support40%31%38%
Somewhat support29%19%28%
Somewhat oppose13%19%9%
Strongly oppose12%10%13%
Don't know / No opinion6%22%13%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support47%31%
Somewhat support24%30%
Somewhat oppose11%13%
Strongly oppose11%13%
Don't know / No opinion6%13%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support34%38%47%
Somewhat support24%29%28%
Somewhat oppose12%13%12%
Strongly oppose15%13%6%
Don't know / No opinion14%7%8%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support29%32%45%41%
Somewhat support31%26%26%29%
Somewhat oppose15%11%11%14%
Strongly oppose12%17%10%11%
Don't know / No opinion12%14%8%5%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support39%44%40%44%36%25%
Somewhat support20%25%27%31%29%29%
Somewhat oppose8%11%13%12%11%21%
Strongly oppose3%9%12%8%17%18%
Don't know / No opinion30%11%8%6%8%7%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support48%34%38%26%
Somewhat support24%32%31%22%
Somewhat oppose10%13%13%17%
Strongly oppose8%11%12%25%
Don't know / No opinion10%10%6%10%

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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
Strongly support53%36%23%
Somewhat support24%33%22%
Somewhat oppose8%13%18%
Strongly oppose4%9%29%
Don't know / No opinion10%8%8%

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