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66% in Texas Favor Repeal of the Health Care Law

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Sixty-six percent (66%) of voters in Texas at least somewhat favor repeal of the new national health care law, including 57% who Strongly Favor repeal. Support for repeal in Texas is much higher than it is nationally.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds that only 31% oppose repeal of the health care law, with 24% who Strongly Oppose repeal. (To see survey question wording, click here).

Texas voters also continue to oppose the provision in the new health care law that requires every American to obtain health insurance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) oppose the provision, including 49% who Strongly Oppose it. Forty percent (40%), however, favor the insurance requirement, including 24% who Strongly Favor it.

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The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Texas was conducted on October 6, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.


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