Texas Spending on Border Security (August 2021)

Texas Spending on Border Security (August 2021)

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Too much24%
Too little37%
About the right amount18%
Don't know/No opinion21%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Too much47%18%6%
Too little9%34%61%
About the right amount20%17%17%
Don't know/No opinion24%31%15%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Too much51%40%47%
Too little7%13%9%
About the right amount20%18%21%
Don't know/No opinion22%29%23%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Too much6%10%5%
Too little63%57%62%
About the right amount13%21%18%
Don't know/No opinion19%12%15%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Too much51%24%7%
Too little10%27%59%
About the right amount18%23%16%
Don't know/No opinion20%26%18%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Too much39%49%64%
Too little17%8%7%
About the right amount19%20%15%
Don't know/No opinion24%23%13%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Too much7%6%8%
Too little55%55%66%
About the right amount17%18%13%
Don't know/No opinion21%22%13%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Too much20%33%30%
Too little44%20%29%
About the right amount17%19%21%
Don't know/No opinion19%28%20%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Too much24%24%
Too little40%34%
About the right amount21%16%
Don't know/No opinion16%25%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Too much32%23%16%
Too little26%38%49%
About the right amount19%18%19%
Don't know/No opinion23%21%17%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Too much30%30%21%17%
Too little27%25%43%46%
About the right amount16%20%18%19%
Don't know/No opinion27%24%18%18%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Too much34%20%15%29%27%38%
Too little51%42%37%31%35%31%
About the right amount5%20%19%22%17%15%
Don't know/No opinion10%18%29%18%21%15%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Too much17%22%25%40%
Too little47%34%34%23%
About the right amount18%18%22%17%
Don't know/No opinion18%26%20%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 much14%19%45%8%
Too little47%41%21%38%
About the right amount22%18%17%10%
Don't know/No opinion17%21%17%45%

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