Top Priorities in Budget (February 2017)

Top Priorities in Budget (February 2017)

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Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas17%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas4%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes16%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners20%
Lowering business taxes4%
Increasing state funding for border security operations12%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services13%
Don't know/no opinion15%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas23%12%13%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas3%4%5%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes9%19%21%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners15%29%23%
Lowering business taxes4%2%3%
Increasing state funding for border security operations4%8%19%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services22%6%6%
Don't know/no opinion19%20%9%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas10%16%13%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas5%4%6%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes27%17%19%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners25%25%21%
Lowering business taxes5%2%3%
Increasing state funding for border security operations18%18%22%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services3%8%7%
Don't know/no opinion7%10%9%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas31%21%20%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas2%1%4%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes5%15%8%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners14%16%15%
Lowering business taxes5%6%3%
Increasing state funding for border security operations6%4%3%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services26%16%24%
Don't know/no opinion10%21%22%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas27%19%11%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas1%2%8%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes6%15%22%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners19%19%21%
Lowering business taxes4%3%4%
Increasing state funding for border security operations4%9%19%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services30%12%5%
Don't know/no opinion9%22%11%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas24%8%7%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas6%4%12%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes19%20%25%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners16%30%15%
Lowering business taxes6%3%4%
Increasing state funding for border security operations13%17%22%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services7%6%4%
Don't know/no opinion8%12%11%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas32%29%21%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas0%2%1%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes9%7%4%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners20%23%13%
Lowering business taxes2%2%7%
Increasing state funding for border security operations5%3%3%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services26%23%43%
Don't know/no opinion7%10%8%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas24%14%9%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas3%5%8%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes9%14%31%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners19%24%21%
Lowering business taxes3%4%5%
Increasing state funding for border security operations3%20%19%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services21%9%3%
Don't know/no opinion18%10%4%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas18%13%16%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas5%6%2%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes16%12%18%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners18%23%26%
Lowering business taxes4%6%3%
Increasing state funding for border security operations15%2%7%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services13%15%10%
Don't know/no opinion12%23%18%

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categoryMaleFemale
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas17%17%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas6%3%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes15%17%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners26%15%
Lowering business taxes5%2%
Increasing state funding for border security operations11%12%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services9%16%
Don't know/no opinion11%18%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas17%18%15%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas7%4%3%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes15%15%20%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners14%24%21%
Lowering business taxes3%4%4%
Increasing state funding for border security operations8%11%16%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services15%13%8%
Don't know/no opinion22%10%14%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas23%20%13%14%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas11%4%1%4%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes14%15%18%17%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners14%16%26%22%
Lowering business taxes4%6%2%3%
Increasing state funding for border security operations6%9%14%14%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services10%10%16%11%
Don't know/no opinion18%19%10%14%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas2%9%17%20%25%27%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas0%6%4%5%4%2%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes17%16%16%15%17%14%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners22%22%19%23%16%22%
Lowering business taxes9%6%2%1%2%4%
Increasing state funding for border security operations26%11%12%18%10%4%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services6%9%15%8%16%17%
Don't know/no opinion18%20%15%11%9%9%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas15%15%18%24%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas7%3%2%1%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes16%17%16%15%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners19%23%22%17%
Lowering business taxes4%5%4%1%
Increasing state funding for border security operations13%13%7%9%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services10%10%18%21%
Don't know/no opinion16%15%13%12%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Redesigning the system of K-12 public school funding in Texas11%16%27%
Establishing a school voucher program in Texas5%4%4%
Continuing to limit government by approving no new spending and no new taxes15%23%9%
Lowering property tax bills for homeowners18%23%20%
Lowering business taxes5%3%1%
Increasing state funding for border security operations14%13%7%
Increasing funding for Child Protective Services9%11%20%
Don't know/no opinion23%7%12%

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