Income and then gender are the two most important demographic segmentation variables when it comes to what Oregon Republican Primary Election voters think is the top issue.
Among all Republicans, the economy is the top issue with taxes coming in second. This generally holds true for most of the demographic groups segmented. For those with incomes above $30,000, the economy and then taxes are the top issues. For lower income Republicans, the ranking changes.Men see taxes as the top issue above the economy, but women see economy as the top issue and education slipping in ahead of taxes as the second-place issue.
Details about the survey and the question asked:
What do feel is the top State of Oregon issue?
Health care 9%
Don’t know 7%
Survey comprised of 400 live telephone interviews of likely 2010 Oregon Republican Primary voters completed September 14-16, 2009. Likelihood based on a turnout model. Margin of error at the sample median is +/- 5%.
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