Party affiliation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by political party

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Alabama 63% 14% 23% 233
Alaska 64% 22% 14% 129
Arizona 63% 15% 22% 265
Arkansas 63% 13% 23% 141
California 50% 19% 31% 1,268
Colorado 71% 13% 16% 194
Connecticut 57% 20% 23% 105
Florida 53% 19% 28% 768
Georgia 59% 15% 26% 383
Idaho 71% 12% 17% 141
Illinois 47% 21% 32% 485
Indiana 59% 21% 21% 282
Iowa 61% 18% 21% 123
Kansas 68% 19% 14% 136
Kentucky 53% 13% 34% 210
Louisiana 51% 18% 32% 211
Maine 58% 24% 18% 101
Maryland 54% 14% 32% 199
Massachusetts 47% 22% 31% 197
Michigan 55% 15% 30% 348
Minnesota 63% 13% 24% 192
Mississippi 57% 8% 35% 140
Missouri 53% 18% 29% 275
Montana 71% 14% 15% 171
Nebraska 66% 17% 18% 133
Nevada 57% 11% 32% 133
New Jersey 44% 17% 39% 283
New Mexico 58% 11% 31% 121
New York 45% 21% 34% 586
North Carolina 56% 18% 27% 387
North Dakota 70% 12% 17% 156
Ohio 59% 15% 26% 464
Oklahoma 61% 13% 27% 170
Oregon 52% 20% 29% 148
Pennsylvania 55% 15% 30% 532
South Carolina 54% 19% 27% 205
South Dakota 73% 10% 17% 146
Tennessee 61% 16% 23% 299
Texas 54% 19% 27% 982
Utah 81% 11% 8% 132
Virginia 63% 14% 23% 329
Washington 57% 23% 20% 207
West Virginia 53% 14% 33% 158
Wisconsin 63% 17% 21% 226
Wyoming 77% 14% 9% 177

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