Public opinion on building a wall with Mexico at the expense of American taxpayers' as of February, 2017, by political ideology

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Support a wall with Mexico if U.S. taxpayers have to pay for itOppose a wall with Mexico if U.S. taxpayers have to pay for itNot sure
Very liberal7%93%0
Somewhat liberal11%86%3%
Somewhat conservative74%15%10%
Very conservative76%17%8%

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This statistic shows public opinion in the United States in February 2017, on whether respondents support or oppose building a wall with Mexico if American taxpayers have to pay for it. In February 2017, 83 percent of respondents in the United States who identified themselves as very liberal opposed building a wall with Mexico if taxpayers would have to pay up front.
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Release date
February 2017
United States
Survey time period
February 7-8, 2017
Number of respondents
712 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interviews and online survey

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