Views about human evolution among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by views about human evolution

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Alabama 31% 37% 3% 27% 1% 162
Alaska 48% 26% 5% 17% 5% 176
Arizona 48% 25% 3% 20% 4% 359
Arkansas 32% 39% 3% 24% 2% 107
California 54% 22% 4% 17% 3% 2,340
Colorado 50% 27% 4% 18% 2% 311
Connecticut 47% 27% 4% 20% 1% 273
Delaware 58% 19% 5% 16% 2% 184
District of Columbia 59% 23% 5% 11% 2% 216
Florida 44% 26% 4% 23% 2% 1,076
Georgia 41% 29% 4% 23% 3% 423
Hawaii 54% 25% 5% 15% 1% 185
Idaho 45% 32% 7% 12% 4% 155
Illinois 50% 26% 4% 19% 1% 753
Indiana 46% 28% 2% 21% 4% 300
Iowa 48% 29% 4% 15% 3% 155
Kansas 45% 27% 4% 20% 3% 142
Kentucky 44% 31% 3% 18% 3% 156
Louisiana 37% 34% 2% 21% 5% 192
Maine 61% 16% 5% 14% 5% 204
Maryland 53% 27% 3% 15% 2% 394
Massachusetts 58% 20% 7% 13% 2% 514
Michigan 46% 26% 4% 21% 2% 506
Minnesota 49% 25% 6% 17% 3% 335
Missouri 46% 25% 3% 24% 2% 321
Montana 54% 25% 4% 17% < 1% 163
Nebraska 47% 25% 2% 22% 4% 155
Nevada 51% 25% 6% 15% 3% 170
New Hampshire 60% 22% 1% 15% 2% 202
New Jersey 52% 22% 5% 18% 3% 527
New Mexico 46% 33% 4% 16% 2% 159
New York 51% 22% 4% 21% 2% 1,239
North Carolina 42% 31% 5% 20% 2% 461
North Dakota 43% 23% 3% 32% < 1% 154
Ohio 41% 30% 5% 22% 2% 552
Oklahoma 32% 34% 3% 27% 4% 151
Oregon 58% 20% 4% 15% 3% 252
Pennsylvania 48% 27% 3% 19% 3% 719
Rhode Island 51% 22% 3% 22% 2% 192
South Carolina 43% 29% 2% 22% 3% 198
South Dakota 39% 25% 4% 27% 5% 147
Tennessee 36% 24% 3% 32% 4% 221
Texas 43% 28% 4% 22% 3% 1,132
Utah 44% 29% 5% 21% < 1% 147
Vermont 65% 17% 6% 11% 1% 230
Virginia 47% 32% 3% 16% 2% 443
Washington 56% 19% 7% 15% 2% 454
West Virginia 34% 34% 4% 27% 1% 121
Wisconsin 51% 29% 1% 16% 3% 337
Wyoming 39% 30% 9% 19% 3% 151

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