Texas Legislature Approval (February 2011)

Texas Legislature Approval (February 2011)

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categorycolumn-1
Approve strongly6%
Approve somewhat26%
Neither approve nor disapprove27%
Disapprove somewhat20%
Disapprove strongly15%
Don't know6%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly2%5%10%
Approve somewhat9%10%46%
Neither approve nor disapprove29%30%24%
Disapprove somewhat25%30%13%
Disapprove strongly30%19%3%
Don't know6%6%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly4%5%15%
Approve somewhat47%34%49%
Neither approve nor disapprove26%25%23%
Disapprove somewhat16%18%10%
Disapprove strongly4%5%2%
Don't know3%13%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly0%1%2%
Approve somewhat10%16%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove24%40%25%
Disapprove somewhat34%16%26%
Disapprove strongly32%20%34%
Don't know0%8%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly2%1%9%
Approve somewhat3%16%42%
Neither approve nor disapprove21%35%25%
Disapprove somewhat25%24%15%
Disapprove strongly42%14%6%
Don't know7%10%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly5%7%17%
Approve somewhat20%56%44%
Neither approve nor disapprove44%19%17%
Disapprove somewhat19%15%13%
Disapprove strongly9%1%7%
Don't know3%2%2%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly4%0%4%
Approve somewhat5%0%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove30%16%7%
Disapprove somewhat20%33%22%
Disapprove strongly38%39%59%
Don't know3%13%6%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Approve strongly3%10%12%
Approve somewhat8%40%46%
Neither approve nor disapprove25%31%21%
Disapprove somewhat23%12%15%
Disapprove strongly35%2%5%
Don't know7%4%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly6%1%6%
Approve somewhat32%7%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove24%39%31%
Disapprove somewhat17%27%25%
Disapprove strongly15%17%13%
Don't know7%9%2%

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categoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly6%5%
Approve somewhat28%25%
Neither approve nor disapprove25%29%
Disapprove somewhat18%21%
Disapprove strongly20%11%
Don't know2%9%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly5%6%6%
Approve somewhat16%29%35%
Neither approve nor disapprove35%24%23%
Disapprove somewhat23%18%17%
Disapprove strongly18%15%13%
Don't know3%8%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly3%7%5%4%4%4%
Approve somewhat25%24%28%29%26%28%
Neither approve nor disapprove31%34%23%26%24%13%
Disapprove somewhat8%19%21%13%20%29%
Disapprove strongly21%9%17%28%18%24%
Don't know12%6%6%0%8%2%

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