Party affiliation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by political party

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State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 40% 13% 48% 237
Alaska 20% 32% 49% 165
Arizona 24% 21% 55% 355
Arkansas 28% 19% 54% 158
California 19% 19% 61% 2,208
Colorado 23% 16% 61% 282
Connecticut 18% 17% 65% 259
Delaware 18% 15% 67% 184
District of Columbia 7% 13% 80% 226
Florida 27% 18% 55% 1,147
Georgia 30% 19% 51% 539
Hawaii 22% 22% 57% 208
Idaho 32% 22% 46% 172
Illinois 23% 17% 60% 772
Indiana 28% 21% 51% 339
Iowa 29% 18% 52% 189
Kansas 33% 21% 46% 150
Kentucky 32% 12% 56% 198
Louisiana 35% 14% 52% 227
Maine 26% 11% 64% 185
Maryland 20% 13% 67% 415
Massachusetts 19% 11% 70% 466
Michigan 21% 18% 61% 547
Minnesota 27% 12% 61% 342
Mississippi 34% 14% 52% 147
Missouri 31% 17% 53% 337
Montana 21% 26% 53% 130
Nebraska 35% 15% 49% 155
Nevada 18% 21% 60% 162
New Hampshire 27% 19% 53% 207
New Jersey 23% 19% 57% 551
New Mexico 24% 15% 62% 169
New York 20% 17% 63% 1,273
North Carolina 31% 15% 54% 569
North Dakota 31% 21% 48% 160
Ohio 28% 20% 52% 602
Oklahoma 34% 15% 51% 192
Oregon 20% 20% 60% 247
Pennsylvania 27% 14% 58% 776
Rhode Island 29% 19% 53% 203
South Carolina 33% 17% 50% 265
South Dakota 34% 9% 57% 152
Tennessee 36% 13% 51% 318
Texas 31% 20% 49% 1,405
Utah 32% 19% 49% 159
Vermont 24% 10% 66% 213
Virginia 28% 21% 51% 511
Washington 23% 20% 56% 470
West Virginia 32% 18% 50% 130
Wisconsin 29% 14% 57% 344
Wyoming 33% 20% 47% 111

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