Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. 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% 19% 52% 21,955

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Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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.
Buddhist 14% 14% 72% 212
Catholic 32% 20% 48% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 43% 19% 38% 3,811
Hindu 11% 23% 66% 158
Historically Black Protestant 9% 9% 82% 1,290
Jewish 22% 10% 69% 633
Mainline Protestant 37% 16% 47% 3,901
Mormon 56% 11% 33% 267
Muslim 15% 19% 65% 178
Orthodox Christian 28% 22% 50% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 21% 57% 5,875

Learn More: Republican/lean Rep., No lean, Democrat/lean Dem.

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,405. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 25% 33% 24% 18% 6,405
No lean 28% 37% 22% 13% 3,510
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 33% 25% 17% 11,635

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,405. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 17% 15% 27% 28% 12% 1% 6,405
No lean 17% 19% 30% 26% 8% 1% 3,510
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 16% 26% 30% 11% 1% 11,635

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 52% 48% 6,497
No lean 48% 52% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 44% 56% 11,786

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,441. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 79% 4% 4% 11% 3% 6,441
No lean 57% 8% 6% 24% 5% 3,573
Democrat/lean Dem. 57% 19% 5% 16% 4% 11,675

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,443. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 11% 9% 80% 6,443
No lean 24% 10% 66% 3,546
Democrat/lean Dem. 16% 13% 72% 11,649

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have a household income of…

Party affiliation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,722. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 28% 21% 29% 21% 5,722
No lean 50% 20% 19% 12% 2,844
Democrat/lean Dem. 37% 20% 24% 18% 10,647

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,482. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 42% 33% 17% 9% 6,482
No lean 53% 29% 11% 7% 3,609
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 30% 18% 14% 11,752

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,479. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 7% 12% 6% 25% 6,479
No lean 42% 10% 15% 6% 27% 3,625
Democrat/lean Dem. 40% 9% 14% 7% 30% 11,748

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,478. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 28% 72% 6,478
No lean 33% 67% 3,643
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 74% 11,760

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 64% 22% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 6,497
No lean 57% 23% 6% 1% 10% 3% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 52% 22% 8% 1% 15% 3% 11,786

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say religion is…

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 29% 12% 9% < 1% 6,497
No lean 46% 28% 12% 14% 1% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 26% 14% 16% 1% 11,786

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend religious services…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 33% 37% 30% < 1% 6,497
No lean 28% 32% 38% 1% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 36% 37% < 1% 11,786

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 52% 19% 7% 22% 1% 6,497
No lean 48% 15% 7% 28% 1% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 46% 16% 6% 31% 1% 11,786

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend prayer group…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 20% 9% 9% 61% < 1% 6,497
No lean 20% 8% 7% 63% 1% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 9% 7% 66% < 1% 11,786

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who meditate…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 34% 8% 4% 53% 1% 6,497
No lean 39% 8% 4% 46% 2% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 10% 5% 45% 1% 11,786

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 53% 17% 11% 18% 1% 6,497
No lean 54% 14% 9% 20% 3% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 54% 16% 11% 18% 1% 11,786

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 6,497
No lean 46% 13% 12% 27% 2% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 46% 17% 13% 23% 1% 11,786

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Party affiliation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 30% 9% 52% 8% 2% 6,497
No lean 26% 11% 50% 10% 3% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 14% 50% 13% 2% 11,786

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who read scripture…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 30% 11% 9% 49% < 1% 6,497
No lean 29% 9% 8% 52% 1% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 10% 9% 55% 1% 11,786

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say the holy scripture is…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 27% 34% 2% 31% 7% 6,497
No lean 27% 22% 3% 36% 12% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 22% 1% 47% 6% 11,786

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 77% 16% 6% 6,497
No lean 67% 23% 10% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 63% 30% 7% 11,786

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 62% 31% 8% 6,497
No lean 50% 39% 11% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 47% 45% 7% 11,786

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 49% 37% 11% 2% 6,497
No lean 22% 36% 22% 20% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 36% 43% 4% 11,786

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 70% 26% 2% 2% 6,497
No lean 44% 45% 5% 7% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 62% 3% 4% 11,786

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say government aid to the poor…

Party affiliation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 62% 33% 3% 2% 6,497
No lean 39% 51% 6% 4% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 72% 3% 1% 11,786

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 49% 48% 3% 6,497
No lean 53% 40% 7% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 71% 26% 3% 11,786

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 61% 32% 4% 3% 6,497
No lean 65% 24% 6% 6% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 78% 18% 3% 2% 11,786

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 43% 7% 6,497
No lean 57% 30% 13% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 71% 24% 5% 11,786

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 48% 47% 2% 2% 6,497
No lean 34% 57% 4% 6% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 73% 2% 2% 11,786

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by political party

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say humans…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,497. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 30% 29% 4% 34% 4% 6,497
No lean 35% 23% 6% 29% 7% 3,672
Democrat/lean Dem. 46% 24% 4% 23% 3% 11,786