Views about abortion among republicans and Republican leaners by state (2014) Switch to: State among republicans and Republican leaners by views about abortion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 28% 69% 3% 268
Alaska 49% 48% 3% 138
Arizona 34% 64% 2% 291
Arkansas 26% 72% 2% 140
California 47% 49% 4% 1,203
Colorado 38% 57% 5% 213
Connecticut 52% 41% 7% 124
Florida 44% 52% 4% 812
Georgia 35% 63% 2% 416
Idaho 30% 66% 4% 157
Illinois 35% 63% 2% 460
Indiana 28% 68% 4% 286
Iowa 33% 65% 1% 140
Kansas 38% 62% < 1% 158
Kentucky 23% 72% 5% 188
Louisiana 23% 76% 1% 198
Maine 50% 47% 4% 108
Maryland 45% 52% 2% 192
Massachusetts 63% 33% 4% 197
Michigan 35% 60% 5% 336
Minnesota 33% 66% 1% 215
Mississippi 25% 71% 4% 142
Missouri 29% 68% 3% 266
Montana 40% 53% 7% 155
Nebraska 31% 66% 3% 156
Nevada 41% 56% 3% 133
New Hampshire 48% 45% 7% 116
New Jersey 53% 44% 3% 297
New Mexico 40% 60% < 1% 106
New York 51% 45% 3% 604
North Carolina 36% 61% 4% 412
North Dakota 33% 66% 1% 176
Ohio 39% 59% 3% 485
Oklahoma 42% 53% 4% 177
Oregon 42% 54% 4% 141
Pennsylvania 34% 62% 4% 546
South Carolina 34% 62% 4% 218
South Dakota 30% 67% 3% 169
Tennessee 26% 69% 4% 333
Texas 35% 62% 2% 1,080
Utah 24% 75% 2% 174
Virginia 45% 53% 3% 389
Washington 41% 54% 6% 236
West Virginia 22% 73% 5% 125
Wisconsin 36% 62% 2% 263
Wyoming 34% 63% 2% 190

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