Who Is Responsible for Property Taxes (June 2017)

Who Is Responsible for Property Taxes (June 2017)

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categoryTotal
Local government60%
Texas state government27%
The Federal government4%
Don't know10%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Local government55%68%66%
Texas state government29%19%24%
The Federal government4%1%3%
Don't know12%12%7%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Local government58%51%55%
Texas state government33%28%27%
The Federal government2%7%4%
Don't know8%14%14%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Local government71%57%69%
Texas state government22%27%24%
The Federal government1%8%1%
Don't know5%8%7%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Local government61%44%68%
Texas state government29%31%22%
The Federal government3%8%2%
Don't know8%17%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Local government56%60%66%
Texas state government30%28%29%
The Federal government7%1%1%
Don't know7%10%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Local government70%71%63%
Texas state government21%23%23%
The Federal government2%1%4%
Don't know7%5%10%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Local government59%61%73%
Texas state government28%28%21%
The Federal government4%4%4%
Don't know9%7%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Local government65%45%52%
Texas state government25%31%29%
The Federal government2%8%8%
Don't know8%16%12%

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categoryMaleFemale
Local government64%57%
Texas state government26%27%
The Federal government3%5%
Don't know8%11%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Local government59%60%63%
Texas state government25%30%20%
The Federal government4%2%8%
Don't know13%8%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Local government40%57%66%68%
Texas state government38%22%25%26%
The Federal government8%7%2%0%
Don't know15%14%7%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Local government34%49%58%58%68%80%
Texas state government25%29%30%24%26%17%
The Federal government9%6%3%7%2%1%
Don't know32%15%9%12%4%2%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Local government58%65%62%56%
Texas state government26%24%25%33%
The Federal government5%4%3%2%
Don't know11%8%11%8%

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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
Local government48%68%64%
Texas state government31%25%26%
The Federal government6%3%1%
Don't know14%4%9%

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