Political ideology by state (2014) Switch to: State by political ideology

% of adults who are…

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Alabama 50% 29% 12% 8% 511
Alaska 34% 37% 23% 6% 310
Arizona 39% 31% 23% 7% 653
Arkansas 42% 38% 14% 6% 311
California 31% 34% 29% 6% 3,697
Colorado 33% 34% 28% 5% 504
Connecticut 33% 36% 25% 6% 377
Delaware 26% 40% 25% 9% 301
District of Columbia 15% 39% 36% 10% 303
Florida 37% 31% 24% 8% 2,020
Georgia 42% 32% 20% 6% 968
Hawaii 30% 42% 21% 6% 312
Idaho 42% 32% 21% 5% 320
Illinois 32% 35% 27% 6% 1,326
Indiana 41% 31% 20% 8% 654
Iowa 41% 31% 23% 6% 330
Kansas 39% 31% 27% 3% 307
Kentucky 42% 29% 23% 6% 439
Louisiana 50% 30% 14% 6% 465
Maine 34% 33% 30% 3% 303
Maryland 26% 36% 29% 9% 644
Massachusetts 23% 35% 36% 6% 704
Michigan 35% 33% 24% 8% 982
Minnesota 35% 32% 27% 7% 563
Mississippi 45% 30% 19% 6% 309
Missouri 39% 32% 21% 8% 642
Montana 44% 31% 21% 5% 312
Nebraska 41% 29% 21% 9% 312
Nevada 33% 37% 24% 5% 314
New Hampshire 34% 34% 28% 4% 303
New Jersey 29% 37% 28% 7% 886
New Mexico 34% 36% 23% 7% 312
New York 29% 34% 31% 6% 1,966
North Carolina 40% 32% 23% 5% 1,022
North Dakota 45% 30% 22% 3% 338
Ohio 40% 32% 21% 7% 1,132
Oklahoma 38% 37% 19% 6% 391
Oregon 30% 34% 30% 6% 419
Pennsylvania 36% 34% 23% 8% 1,366
Rhode Island 26% 35% 30% 8% 305
South Carolina 43% 35% 15% 6% 495
South Dakota 47% 32% 15% 5% 305
Tennessee 46% 27% 19% 8% 661
Texas 39% 32% 21% 7% 2,535
Utah 45% 31% 20% 4% 315
Vermont 30% 32% 35% 3% 306
Virginia 39% 37% 19% 5% 882
Washington 30% 33% 30% 7% 714
West Virginia 47% 30% 16% 6% 309
Wisconsin 41% 36% 19% 4% 600
Wyoming 41% 33% 17% 9% 316

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