Support/Oppose: Tightening U.S. border security and providing Border Patrol with increased technology, infrastructure, and personnel (December 2023)

Support/Oppose: Tightening U.S. border security and providing Border Patrol with increased technology, infrastructure, and personnel (December 2023)

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Strongly support54%
Somewhat support27%
Somewhat oppose8%
Strongly oppose6%
Don't know/No opinion6%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support29%57%78%
Somewhat support41%26%15%
Somewhat oppose12%2%4%
Strongly oppose10%9%1%
Don't know/No opinion7%6%3%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support24%30%31%
Somewhat support48%46%36%
Somewhat oppose10%5%16%
Strongly oppose13%9%10%
Don't know/No opinion5%10%7%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support86%62%80%
Somewhat support8%24%15%
Somewhat oppose5%9%1%
Strongly oppose0%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion2%5%3%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support28%43%77%
Somewhat support37%34%14%
Somewhat oppose14%9%4%
Strongly oppose14%2%2%
Don't know/No opinion6%12%3%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support26%32%25%
Somewhat support45%39%30%
Somewhat oppose11%14%16%
Strongly oppose11%9%24%
Don't know/No opinion7%6%5%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support55%79%91%
Somewhat support25%16%4%
Somewhat oppose11%3%1%
Strongly oppose6%0%2%
Don't know/No opinion3%3%2%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support62%44%41%
Somewhat support23%38%30%
Somewhat oppose7%6%11%
Strongly oppose4%5%8%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%10%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support57%51%
Somewhat support27%26%
Somewhat oppose5%10%
Strongly oppose6%5%
Don't know/No opinion5%7%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support47%52%69%
Somewhat support31%26%23%
Somewhat oppose10%8%3%
Strongly oppose5%7%3%
Don't know/No opinion7%7%2%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support26%42%66%70%
Somewhat support40%31%21%20%
Somewhat oppose13%11%6%4%
Strongly oppose11%7%4%2%
Don't know/No opinion10%9%4%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support59%57%52%58%49%54%
Somewhat support39%26%26%19%31%24%
Somewhat oppose2%4%6%13%9%13%
Strongly oppose0%7%7%4%5%5%
Don't know/No opinion0%7%9%6%6%4%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support63%51%39%41%
Somewhat support23%30%32%28%
Somewhat oppose5%9%13%12%
Strongly oppose4%2%9%11%
Don't know/No opinion5%7%7%7%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support63%58%34%39%
Somewhat support27%23%34%21%
Somewhat oppose4%8%14%9%
Strongly oppose1%5%13%6%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%4%24%

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