Political ideology among adults in the Chicago metro area

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 867. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 29% 35% 28% 7% 867

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Political ideology among adults in the Chicago metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 33% 34% 25% 7% 276
Evangelical Protestant 44% 36% 17% 3% 133
Mainline Protestant 32% 39% 19% 10% 124
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 30% 45% 8% 170

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 255. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 16% 36% 25% 23% 255
Moderate 26% 39% 26% 10% 299
Liberal 26% 41% 24% 9% 251

Generational cohort among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 255. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 11% 7% 33% 28% 17% 3% 255
Moderate 16% 20% 28% 28% 7% 1% 299
Liberal 20% 13% 34% 27% 6% 1% 251

Gender composition among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 49% 51% 260
Moderate 51% 49% 303
Liberal 48% 52% 256

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 256. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 67% 12% 2% 16% 3% 256
Moderate 60% 20% 3% 14% 4% 299
Liberal 49% 18% 7% 23% 2% 252

Immigrant status among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 258. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 12% 15% 74% 258
Moderate 15% 13% 72% 301
Liberal 19% 23% 58% 255

Income distribution among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 219. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 31% 23% 26% 21% 219
Moderate 26% 24% 32% 19% 265
Liberal 32% 17% 26% 25% 231

Educational distribution among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 43% 31% 18% 8% 260
Moderate 38% 28% 22% 12% 302
Liberal 30% 30% 23% 18% 253

Marital status among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 57% 5% 11% 8% 18% 260
Moderate 44% 10% 12% 3% 31% 301
Liberal 35% 10% 13% 3% 39% 253

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 259. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 29% 71% 259
Moderate 24% 76% 303
Liberal 28% 72% 255

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say they…

Political ideology Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 69% 22% 4% 1% 4% 1% 260
Moderate 59% 26% 7% < 1% 7% 2% 303
Liberal 40% 30% 8% < 1% 17% 5% 256

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 64% 21% 10% 5% < 1% 260
Moderate 45% 35% 15% 6% < 1% 303
Liberal 33% 25% 20% 21% < 1% 256

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 42% 32% 26% 1% 260
Moderate 31% 41% 29% < 1% 303
Liberal 16% 42% 42% < 1% 256

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 60% 20% 4% 15% 1% 260
Moderate 45% 21% 11% 23% < 1% 303
Liberal 37% 18% 8% 37% < 1% 256

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 24% 12% 9% 55% < 1% 260
Moderate 14% 9% 10% 67% < 1% 303
Liberal 12% 7% 4% 77% < 1% 256

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 46% 6% 2% 45% 1% 260
Moderate 40% 8% 7% 46% 1% 303
Liberal 34% 9% 7% 50% < 1% 256

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 58% 21% 9% 12% 1% 260
Moderate 52% 17% 12% 18% 1% 303
Liberal 51% 18% 11% 20% 1% 256

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 49% 12% 14% 23% 2% 260
Moderate 42% 15% 15% 29% < 1% 303
Liberal 47% 18% 15% 19% 1% 256

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 40% 6% 46% 7% 1% 260
Moderate 21% 12% 51% 13% 2% 303
Liberal 15% 20% 45% 18% 1% 256

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say…

Political ideology There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 39% 60% < 1% < 1% 260
Moderate 27% 70% 2% 1% 303
Liberal 15% 83% 1% 2% 256

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 36% 11% 9% 44% < 1% 260
Moderate 22% 13% 11% 52% 1% 303
Liberal 18% 12% 8% 59% 2% 256

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 30% 35% 2% 26% 7% 260
Moderate 22% 36% 1% 34% 7% 303
Liberal 19% 21% < 1% 55% 5% 256

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 80% 13% 7% 260
Moderate 73% 20% 7% 303
Liberal 56% 36% 8% 256

Belief in Hell among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 66% 25% 9% 260
Moderate 56% 36% 9% 303
Liberal 43% 49% 8% 256

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 57% 14% 29% 260
Moderate 29% 17% 54% 303
Liberal 13% 13% 74% 256

Views about size of government among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 65% 31% 3% 1% 260
Moderate 50% 44% 3% 4% 303
Liberal 28% 64% 4% 5% 256

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 61% 37% 2% < 1% 260
Moderate 36% 59% 3% 2% 303
Liberal 21% 75% 2% 2% 256

Views about abortion among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 41% 55% 3% 260
Moderate 67% 31% 3% 303
Liberal 73% 25% 2% 256

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 53% 41% 2% 5% 260
Moderate 76% 19% 3% 1% 303
Liberal 82% 17% 1% < 1% 256

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 44% 47% 9% 260
Moderate 73% 23% 4% 303
Liberal 77% 18% 4% 256

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say…

Political ideology Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 56% 40% 2% 2% 260
Moderate 33% 64% 3% < 1% 303
Liberal 19% 77% 2% 1% 256

Views about human evolution among adults in the Chicago metro area by political ideology

% of adults in the Chicago metro area who say humans…

Political ideology Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 26% 29% 1% 39% 4% 260
Moderate 39% 29% 3% 28% 2% 303
Liberal 56% 23% 3% 17% 1% 256