Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by state (2014) Switch to: State among democrats and Democratic leaners by political ideology

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

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Alabama 34% 38% 24% 4% 181
Alaska 9% 39% 52% < 1% 107
Arizona 16% 38% 40% 5% 243
Arkansas 26% 46% 21% 8% 122
California 19% 34% 44% 3% 1,856
Colorado 10% 39% 49% 2% 211
Connecticut 20% 38% 43% < 1% 193
Delaware 15% 48% 34% 4% 161
District of Columbia 14% 39% 45% 3% 223
Florida 24% 34% 37% 4% 872
Georgia 24% 37% 34% 4% 396
Hawaii 18% 48% 33% 1% 159
Idaho 15% 42% 43% < 1% 111
Illinois 16% 38% 43% 3% 632
Indiana 22% 34% 38% 6% 254
Iowa 18% 35% 45% 2% 136
Kentucky 24% 36% 35% 5% 195
Louisiana 37% 30% 27% 5% 200
Maine 12% 37% 50% 1% 152
Maryland 13% 36% 45% 6% 372
Massachusetts 14% 27% 54% 4% 404
Michigan 19% 36% 42% 4% 470
Minnesota 12% 34% 49% 5% 273
Mississippi 31% 38% 29% 3% 128
Missouri 19% 37% 37% 7% 271
Montana 13% 39% 46% 2% 107
Nebraska 14% 34% 46% 7% 112
Nevada 19% 44% 35% 1% 133
New Hampshire 12% 43% 43% 2% 141
New Jersey 17% 38% 41% 4% 444
New Mexico 18% 44% 35% 3% 164
New York 16% 36% 44% 4% 1,025
North Carolina 23% 35% 38% 4% 458
North Dakota 24% 36% 40% < 1% 108
Ohio 26% 37% 35% 2% 472
Oklahoma 18% 43% 36% 4% 161
Oregon 12% 34% 52% 3% 207
Pennsylvania 17% 41% 37% 5% 641
Rhode Island 10% 36% 52% 1% 153
South Carolina 24% 45% 27% 4% 188
South Dakota 22% 44% 29% 5% 109
Tennessee 24% 36% 32% 7% 232
Texas 21% 40% 34% 5% 979
Utah 11% 43% 45% 1% 100
Vermont 16% 27% 55% 2% 178
Virginia 17% 45% 35% 3% 357
Washington 14% 31% 53% 2% 338
West Virginia 30% 37% 30% 3% 139
Wisconsin 17% 42% 39% 3% 242

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