Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by political party

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State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 57% 15% 29% 109
Alaska 33% 26% 41% 166
Arizona 30% 19% 51% 299
California 26% 19% 55% 1,943
Colorado 33% 17% 50% 271
Connecticut 33% 18% 50% 232
Delaware 24% 21% 56% 150
District of Columbia 11% 11% 79% 158
Florida 36% 19% 45% 912
Georgia 35% 19% 46% 300
Hawaii 25% 18% 57% 165
Idaho 36% 26% 38% 130
Illinois 28% 20% 52% 638
Indiana 35% 22% 44% 284
Iowa 32% 22% 46% 161
Kansas 40% 26% 34% 133
Kentucky 37% 13% 50% 162
Louisiana 43% 22% 35% 152
Maine 32% 14% 54% 196
Maryland 30% 15% 55% 303
Massachusetts 27% 18% 55% 476
Michigan 28% 23% 49% 457
Minnesota 34% 14% 53% 276
Missouri 34% 19% 47% 258
Montana 42% 22% 36% 156
Nebraska 39% 19% 42% 152
Nevada 29% 19% 52% 162
New Hampshire 29% 21% 51% 193
New Jersey 31% 17% 52% 498
New Mexico 28% 14% 58% 140
New York 26% 20% 54% 1,103
North Carolina 31% 18% 51% 347
North Dakota 41% 19% 39% 171
Ohio 34% 19% 47% 503
Oklahoma 31% 20% 49% 126
Oregon 24% 20% 56% 226
Pennsylvania 33% 16% 51% 672
Rhode Island 31% 18% 51% 189
South Carolina 37% 18% 44% 151
South Dakota 44% 17% 38% 139
Tennessee 30% 21% 49% 162
Texas 35% 20% 45% 900
Utah 23% 24% 53% 104
Vermont 22% 16% 62% 215
Virginia 39% 19% 42% 359
Washington 24% 23% 54% 375
West Virginia 29% 27% 44% 111
Wisconsin 34% 13% 53% 324
Wyoming 50% 22% 28% 133

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