Political ideology among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by political ideology

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

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Alabama 64% 23% 5% 8% 303
Alaska 62% 23% 12% 3% 112
Arizona 67% 20% 7% 6% 244
Arkansas 57% 28% 10% 4% 173
California 52% 28% 13% 7% 1,121
Colorado 66% 17% 13% 5% 163
Florida 55% 24% 14% 6% 778
Georgia 58% 26% 11% 4% 474
Idaho 64% 19% 12% 5% 135
Illinois 50% 28% 15% 6% 461
Indiana 60% 22% 11% 6% 292
Iowa 64% 22% 11% 3% 149
Kansas 64% 25% 7% 4% 143
Kentucky 63% 21% 9% 7% 239
Louisiana 62% 24% 10% 4% 234
Maryland 47% 31% 14% 8% 203
Massachusetts 50% 34% 12% 4% 134
Michigan 56% 25% 12% 7% 399
Minnesota 57% 24% 12% 7% 200
Mississippi 61% 22% 12% 5% 193
Missouri 58% 21% 13% 8% 276
Montana 79% 12% 7% 2% 123
Nebraska 61% 24% 8% 7% 140
Nevada 47% 32% 16% 5% 115
New Jersey 47% 35% 13% 6% 290
New Mexico 49% 29% 12% 10% 125
New York 48% 27% 17% 8% 574
North Carolina 56% 26% 12% 6% 465
North Dakota 63% 26% 8% 3% 166
Ohio 62% 24% 8% 6% 492
Oklahoma 58% 26% 11% 5% 208
Oregon 57% 25% 8% 10% 145
Pennsylvania 56% 25% 10% 9% 515
South Carolina 55% 30% 7% 8% 265
South Dakota 69% 25% 5% 1% 137
Tennessee 63% 22% 11% 4% 392
Texas 55% 24% 13% 8% 1,202
Utah 71% 24% 5% 1% 155
Virginia 61% 26% 10% 3% 371
Washington 60% 25% 8% 7% 211
West Virginia 61% 27% 4% 7% 155
Wisconsin 69% 20% 7% 4% 233
Wyoming 66% 19% 6% 9% 142

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