Texas Spending on Border Security (October 2022)

Texas Spending on Border Security (October 2022)

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Too little29%
Too much30%
About the right amount24%
Don't know/No opinion17%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Too little13%32%45%
Too much51%32%11%
About the right amount17%16%33%
Don't know/No opinion20%20%11%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Too little9%20%11%
Too much50%43%55%
About the right amount11%22%16%
Don't know/No opinion30%15%18%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Too little51%38%44%
Too much14%6%12%
About the right amount24%36%36%
Don't know/No opinion11%20%8%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Too little11%25%44%
Too much53%32%13%
About the right amount16%21%31%
Don't know/No opinion20%22%12%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Too little13%12%9%
Too much45%57%54%
About the right amount23%14%14%
Don't know/No opinion19%17%23%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Too little42%47%42%
Too much12%13%14%
About the right amount33%30%30%
Don't know/No opinion13%10%14%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Too little33%25%20%
Too much27%27%38%
About the right amount25%26%24%
Don't know/No opinion15%22%17%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Too little35%25%
Too much28%31%
About the right amount25%23%
Don't know/No opinion12%21%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Too little27%28%34%
Too much34%30%22%
About the right amount21%24%28%
Don't know/No opinion18%17%16%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Too little15%31%33%33%
Too much31%33%28%28%
About the right amount23%23%24%25%
Don't know/No opinion31%13%15%14%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Too little35%30%29%35%28%25%
Too much30%22%30%30%33%39%
About the right amount22%28%19%13%28%26%
Don't know/No opinion13%20%23%22%12%10%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Too little38%28%23%19%
Too much23%24%32%48%
About the right amount26%30%28%10%
Don't know/No opinion13%18%17%24%

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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 little38%30%19%22%
Too much22%25%48%22%
About the right amount27%28%15%21%
Don't know/No opinion12%17%18%35%

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