What do you think should be the Legislature's top priority? (April 2023)

What do you think should be the Legislature's top priority? (April 2023)

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Immigration / Border22%
Gun Control / safety11%
Education7%
Inflation / Cost of living7%
The economy6%
Other5%
Abortion4%
Property taxes4%
Texas’s political leadership2%
Health care2%
Equality / Inequality2%
Voting & elections2%
The electric grid2%
Public safety2%
The budget1%
Taxes (Not property)1%
Women’s rights / health1%
Political corruption1%
Climate change1%
Infrastructure1%
Don’t know14%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Immigration / Border4%17%43%
Gun Control / safety22%10%3%
Education6%9%6%
Inflation / Cost of living6%10%8%
The economy6%12%6%
Other5%8%6%
Abortion7%0%1%
Property taxes1%5%6%
Texas’s political leadership1%3%0%
Health care5%4%1%
Equality / Inequality3%1%1%
Voting & elections3%1%1%
The electric grid2%1%1%
Public safety3%1%2%
The budget2%0%1%
Taxes (Not property)1%1%2%
Women’s rights / health3%0%0%
Political corruption1%1%0%
Climate change2%2%1%
Infrastructure0%0%1%
Don’t know13%10%10%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Immigration / Border1%7%3%
Gun Control / safety13%20%26%
Education8%3%7%
Inflation / Cost of living11%8%3%
The economy5%7%5%
Other6%4%5%
Abortion7%4%9%
Property taxes1%2%1%
Texas’s political leadership2%2%1%
Health care3%6%5%
Equality / Inequality7%1%2%
Voting & elections5%0%4%
The electric grid1%2%3%
Public safety0%2%3%
The budget4%1%2%
Taxes (Not property)3%1%1%
Women’s rights / health3%1%4%
Political corruption4%1%1%
Climate change3%1%2%
Infrastructure0%0%0%
Don’t know6%24%10%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Immigration / Border53%28%42%
Gun Control / safety0%6%2%
Education7%11%4%
Inflation / Cost of living4%15%7%
The economy4%5%8%
Other6%6%5%
Abortion2%1%1%
Property taxes9%5%5%
Texas’s political leadership0%0%0%
Health care1%0%1%
Equality / Inequality1%0%1%
Voting & elections0%0%1%
The electric grid3%1%0%
Public safety0%3%2%
The budget0%0%2%
Taxes (Not property)2%1%2%
Women’s rights / health0%0%0%
Political corruption0%0%1%
Climate change0%0%2%
Infrastructure1%1%1%
Don’t know6%13%10%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Immigration / Border4%14%39%
Gun Control / safety23%12%4%
Education8%6%7%
Inflation / Cost of living3%9%9%
The economy5%7%7%
Other5%5%5%
Abortion8%2%2%
Property taxes1%1%7%
Texas’s political leadership2%4%0%
Health care5%3%1%
Equality / Inequality3%2%1%
Voting & elections3%2%0%
The electric grid3%1%1%
Public safety1%1%3%
The budget1%2%1%
Taxes (Not property)1%1%2%
Women’s rights / health3%0%0%
Political corruption1%1%0%
Climate change2%2%0%
Infrastructure0%1%1%
Don’t know14%22%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Immigration / Border1%3%8%
Gun Control / safety25%18%27%
Education9%12%3%
Inflation / Cost of living3%4%3%
The economy9%4%4%
Other3%7%5%
Abortion5%8%10%
Property taxes0%3%0%
Texas’s political leadership0%2%2%
Health care5%3%8%
Equality / Inequality2%2%5%
Voting & elections6%3%2%
The electric grid1%5%4%
Public safety0%2%0%
The budget0%1%1%
Taxes (Not property)1%0%1%
Women’s rights / health2%3%4%
Political corruption2%1%1%
Climate change1%1%3%
Infrastructure0%0%0%
Don’t know22%14%7%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Immigration / Border30%38%45%
Gun Control / safety5%3%3%
Education9%7%5%
Inflation / Cost of living12%9%6%
The economy10%5%6%
Other4%3%8%
Abortion1%3%2%
Property taxes6%9%5%
Texas’s political leadership1%0%0%
Health care1%0%1%
Equality / Inequality1%1%1%
Voting & elections0%0%0%
The electric grid3%1%0%
Public safety1%5%1%
The budget0%1%1%
Taxes (Not property)3%2%1%
Women’s rights / health0%0%0%
Political corruption0%0%0%
Climate change0%0%0%
Infrastructure0%1%1%
Don’t know10%11%7%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Immigration / Border28%6%16%
Gun Control / safety7%17%18%
Education7%4%9%
Inflation / Cost of living5%10%9%
The economy6%7%6%
Other5%7%3%
Abortion4%6%3%
Property taxes5%1%2%
Texas’s political leadership1%2%3%
Health care3%1%2%
Equality / Inequality1%4%3%
Voting & elections1%5%1%
The electric grid2%2%1%
Public safety2%5%1%
The budget2%0%1%
Taxes (Not property)2%1%1%
Women’s rights / health1%1%0%
Political corruption1%1%0%
Climate change1%1%3%
Infrastructure1%0%0%
Don’t know13%17%15%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Immigration / Border24%20%
Gun Control / safety7%15%
Education7%7%
Inflation / Cost of living6%8%
The economy9%4%
Other6%5%
Abortion3%5%
Property taxes5%2%
Texas’s political leadership3%1%
Health care2%3%
Equality / Inequality3%1%
Voting & elections1%2%
The electric grid1%2%
Public safety2%2%
The budget1%1%
Taxes (Not property)2%1%
Women’s rights / health1%2%
Political corruption1%0%
Climate change1%1%
Infrastructure0%1%
Don’t know11%17%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Immigration / Border14%22%37%
Gun Control / safety11%13%8%
Education7%7%6%
Inflation / Cost of living9%6%5%
The economy7%6%7%
Other5%6%4%
Abortion4%4%4%
Property taxes2%5%5%
Texas’s political leadership2%2%1%
Health care1%4%1%
Equality / Inequality2%1%2%
Voting & elections3%1%0%
The electric grid1%2%0%
Public safety3%2%2%
The budget3%0%0%
Taxes (Not property)2%2%0%
Women’s rights / health2%1%0%
Political corruption1%1%1%
Climate change1%2%0%
Infrastructure0%1%0%
Don’t know20%10%13%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Immigration / Border6%11%29%35%
Gun Control / safety15%8%10%14%
Education8%6%7%7%
Inflation / Cost of living4%12%5%5%
The economy9%6%6%6%
Other6%5%7%4%
Abortion4%5%4%3%
Property taxes0%1%5%6%
Texas’s political leadership3%2%1%1%
Health care3%3%2%3%
Equality / Inequality3%2%1%1%
Voting & elections1%2%1%2%
The electric grid1%2%2%1%
Public safety3%2%2%1%
The budget1%3%0%1%
Taxes (Not property)1%2%1%1%
Women’s rights / health0%1%1%2%
Political corruption0%1%1%1%
Climate change1%2%1%0%
Infrastructure1%1%1%0%
Don’t know26%20%9%7%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Immigration / Border22%28%20%27%15%20%
Gun Control / safety7%11%13%9%13%10%
Education5%3%5%7%9%14%
Inflation / Cost of living4%10%4%9%6%4%
The economy0%6%5%7%10%3%
Other0%4%6%7%6%6%
Abortion0%3%6%4%4%2%
Property taxes3%3%2%3%4%7%
Texas’s political leadership0%3%1%1%1%3%
Health care0%1%4%2%3%3%
Equality / Inequality15%0%2%2%2%1%
Voting & elections0%1%3%1%1%2%
The electric grid1%1%2%1%2%3%
Public safety0%3%1%2%2%2%
The budget0%1%1%0%1%4%
Taxes (Not property)3%1%0%1%2%2%
Women’s rights / health0%1%1%1%2%1%
Political corruption0%1%0%1%1%0%
Climate change2%1%1%2%1%0%
Infrastructure0%0%1%0%1%0%
Don’t know37%16%18%10%13%9%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Immigration / Border30%21%15%4%
Gun Control / safety10%9%14%18%
Education5%7%11%8%
Inflation / Cost of living9%7%3%5%
The economy8%7%3%3%
Other5%7%3%5%
Abortion3%3%5%8%
Property taxes4%4%6%1%
Texas’s political leadership0%1%0%7%
Health care1%2%4%6%
Equality / Inequality1%0%1%6%
Voting & elections1%1%3%3%
The electric grid1%2%2%3%
Public safety3%1%1%1%
The budget2%1%0%1%
Taxes (Not property)2%2%0%0%
Women’s rights / health0%1%3%3%
Political corruption1%1%1%2%
Climate change1%0%2%3%
Infrastructure1%1%0%0%
Don’t know10%21%21%10%

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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.
Immigration / Border29%25%7%11%
Gun Control / safety10%9%23%2%
Education3%9%9%9%
Inflation / Cost of living9%6%4%9%
The economy8%6%3%6%
Other6%6%4%1%
Abortion2%4%7%3%
Property taxes3%5%1%2%
Texas’s political leadership1%0%2%13%
Health care1%2%6%2%
Equality / Inequality1%1%4%1%
Voting & elections1%1%3%0%
The electric grid0%2%2%1%
Public safety2%3%1%0%
The budget2%1%1%2%
Taxes (Not property)1%1%1%1%
Women’s rights / health0%1%3%2%
Political corruption0%1%2%0%
Climate change1%1%2%0%
Infrastructure1%1%0%0%
Don’t know16%12%9%32%

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