Texas Spending on Border Security (April 2022)

Texas Spending on Border Security (April 2022)

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Too much30%
Too little32%
About the right amount20%
Don’t know/No opinion18%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Too much54%26%12%
Too little10%30%51%
About the right amount18%18%22%
Don’t know/No opinion18%26%15%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Too much48%45%61%
Too little10%18%7%
About the right amount16%20%17%
Don’t know/No opinion25%16%15%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Too much11%24%7%
Too little51%40%56%
About the right amount22%18%24%
Don’t know/No opinion16%18%13%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Too much59%27%13%
Too little9%23%51%
About the right amount16%22%22%
Don’t know/No opinion16%28%14%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Too much48%65%60%
Too little17%3%10%
About the right amount21%15%13%
Don’t know/No opinion13%17%17%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Too much22%9%14%
Too little40%54%53%
About the right amount20%24%21%
Don’t know/No opinion17%13%12%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Too much26%36%36%
Too little38%18%23%
About the right amount19%19%25%
Don’t know/No opinion17%28%16%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Too much28%32%
Too little37%27%
About the right amount21%19%
Don’t know/No opinion13%22%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Too much37%30%21%
Too little25%30%45%
About the right amount20%21%16%
Don’t know/No opinion17%19%17%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Too much36%29%29%30%
Too little24%30%34%34%
About the right amount16%22%18%23%
Don’t know/No opinion24%19%19%13%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Too much35%27%26%29%34%37%
Too little32%30%35%33%31%28%
About the right amount10%22%18%20%21%19%
Don’t know/No opinion22%21%20%18%13%16%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Too much20%31%35%48%
Too little38%33%29%16%
About the right amount25%17%19%16%
Don’t know/No opinion17%19%17%20%

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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.
Too much15%25%51%33%
Too little42%37%15%26%
About the right amount23%23%15%13%
Don’t know/No opinion19%16%18%28%

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