Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by state (2014) Switch to: State among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 26% 73% 1% < 1% 181
Alaska 14% 85% 1% < 1% 107
Arizona 27% 66% 1% 6% 243
Arkansas 24% 73% 2% 1% 122
California 22% 75% 1% 2% 1,856
Colorado 24% 74% 2% < 1% 211
Connecticut 23% 75% 1% 1% 193
Delaware 22% 77% < 1% < 1% 161
District of Columbia 21% 79% < 1% 1% 223
Florida 24% 74% 1% < 1% 872
Georgia 28% 70% 1% < 1% 396
Hawaii 24% 75% < 1% 1% 159
Idaho 21% 77% 2% < 1% 111
Illinois 22% 76% 1% 1% 632
Indiana 20% 78% 1% 1% 254
Iowa 19% 81% 1% < 1% 136
Kentucky 27% 72% 2% < 1% 195
Louisiana 30% 66% 2% 1% 200
Maine 13% 85% 1% < 1% 152
Maryland 20% 78% < 1% 2% 372
Massachusetts 18% 78% 2% 2% 404
Michigan 26% 71% 2% 1% 470
Minnesota 21% 77% 1% 1% 273
Mississippi 27% 72% < 1% 1% 128
Missouri 24% 74% 2% < 1% 271
Montana 27% 71% 1% < 1% 107
Nebraska 21% 78% < 1% 1% 112
Nevada 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 133
New Hampshire 15% 83% 1% 1% 141
New Jersey 19% 79% 1% 1% 444
New Mexico 22% 75% 1% 1% 164
New York 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,025
North Carolina 26% 73% < 1% 1% 458
North Dakota 25% 72% < 1% 3% 108
Ohio 20% 79% < 1% < 1% 472
Oklahoma 26% 73% < 1% 2% 161
Oregon 26% 73% 1% 1% 207
Pennsylvania 24% 75% 1% 1% 641
Rhode Island 20% 75% 6% < 1% 153
South Carolina 25% 72% 2% 1% 188
South Dakota 24% 71% 3% 1% 109
Tennessee 28% 69% 2% 2% 232
Texas 23% 73% 2% 1% 979
Utah 21% 78% 1% 1% 100
Vermont 21% 78% < 1% 1% 178
Virginia 22% 77% 1% < 1% 357
Washington 21% 78% 1% 1% 338
West Virginia 31% 67% 1% 1% 139
Wisconsin 18% 81% 1% < 1% 242

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