Party affiliation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by political party

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 39% 13% 48% 194
Alaska 31% 26% 43% 191
Arizona 28% 18% 54% 337
Arkansas 32% 13% 56% 122
California 25% 16% 59% 2,288
Colorado 27% 18% 56% 311
Connecticut 25% 18% 57% 262
Delaware 21% 17% 62% 176
District of Columbia 9% 12% 80% 223
Florida 29% 16% 55% 1,153
Georgia 30% 16% 53% 469
Hawaii 20% 20% 60% 213
Idaho 33% 19% 48% 154
Illinois 20% 18% 61% 760
Indiana 27% 20% 53% 301
Iowa 27% 22% 51% 164
Kansas 36% 23% 42% 148
Kentucky 28% 10% 63% 164
Louisiana 24% 21% 55% 190
Maine 28% 14% 58% 199
Maryland 22% 14% 64% 424
Massachusetts 23% 16% 61% 524
Michigan 22% 16% 62% 537
Minnesota 26% 14% 60% 303
Mississippi 30% 16% 53% 110
Missouri 27% 16% 57% 305
Montana 35% 22% 43% 169
Nebraska 29% 18% 53% 144
Nevada 24% 19% 56% 198
New Hampshire 26% 18% 56% 195
New Jersey 26% 16% 57% 539
New Mexico 29% 7% 63% 173
New York 22% 17% 61% 1,287
North Carolina 30% 15% 56% 525
North Dakota 35% 23% 41% 157
Ohio 33% 15% 52% 558
Oklahoma 37% 13% 50% 192
Oregon 21% 21% 58% 266
Pennsylvania 26% 13% 61% 713
Rhode Island 24% 15% 60% 198
South Carolina 35% 16% 49% 219
South Dakota 33% 11% 56% 149
Tennessee 31% 18% 51% 267
Texas 31% 18% 51% 1,164
Utah 27% 19% 54% 140
Vermont 20% 12% 68% 218
Virginia 35% 17% 48% 502
Washington 23% 21% 57% 437
West Virginia 27% 17% 55% 118
Wisconsin 29% 13% 58% 311
Wyoming 41% 18% 41% 151

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