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% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 41% 31% 20% 8% 180
Alaska 30% 41% 24% 5% 146
Arizona 34% 35% 24% 7% 286
Arkansas 29% 46% 17% 8% 114
California 26% 38% 31% 6% 1,596
Colorado 30% 39% 25% 6% 209
Connecticut 32% 40% 22% 6% 197
Delaware 25% 43% 21% 11% 141
District of Columbia 11% 40% 35% 15% 118
Florida 30% 36% 26% 8% 933
Georgia 34% 36% 23% 8% 360
Hawaii 28% 46% 17% 9% 158
Idaho 33% 38% 25% 4% 150
Illinois 29% 37% 28% 6% 596
Indiana 35% 34% 21% 10% 282
Iowa 34% 36% 25% 5% 148
Kansas 30% 33% 31% 6% 139
Kentucky 34% 31% 28% 6% 175
Louisiana 42% 31% 18% 9% 172
Maine 35% 31% 31% 3% 167
Maryland 24% 37% 30% 9% 282
Massachusetts 22% 38% 34% 6% 366
Michigan 29% 36% 25% 10% 447
Minnesota 30% 36% 27% 7% 261
Missouri 27% 40% 26% 8% 267
Montana 38% 38% 20% 4% 138
Nebraska 39% 28% 21% 12% 134
Nevada 30% 41% 22% 7% 162
New Hampshire 31% 36% 29% 4% 168
New Jersey 21% 40% 30% 8% 421
New Mexico 24% 51% 23% 2% 115
New York 26% 38% 30% 6% 935
North Carolina 33% 37% 25% 5% 391
North Dakota 41% 34% 21% 3% 160
Ohio 34% 35% 25% 6% 527
Oklahoma 33% 46% 17% 4% 163
Oregon 29% 37% 28% 6% 185
Pennsylvania 28% 42% 22% 7% 590
Rhode Island 21% 41% 31% 7% 156
South Carolina 30% 41% 23% 6% 177
South Dakota 38% 39% 21% 3% 140
Tennessee 32% 32% 25% 11% 231
Texas 32% 35% 25% 8% 953
Utah 30% 36% 31% 3% 119
Vermont 26% 37% 35% 2% 162
Virginia 33% 45% 16% 5% 350
Washington 22% 33% 36% 9% 308
West Virginia 40% 38% 16% 5% 125
Wisconsin 35% 46% 15% 3% 267
Wyoming 38% 37% 15% 10% 125

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